Topic archives: Orlando shooting

Flip the script: why we need to change how we report on mass shootings

August 1, 2016 4

If you’re a loner with a gun fetish, the media offers you a compelling way to make sure everyone knows your name, your face, your grievances, writes journalism lecturer Glynn Greensmith.

Ruinous radicals

June 16, 2016 2

Crikey readers discuss issues of the day.

Why are conservatives so damn obsessed with Islam?

June 16, 2016 3

From what we know about Omar Mateen, this massacre was not an act of Islamic State-sponsored terrorism.

Violent homophobia is a disease, but ‘love’ is no prophylactic

June 16, 2016 17

You can’t make people love and you can’t meaningfully legislate for its absence.

Let’s be clear: Orlando was an attack on gay people at a gay club because they were gay

June 14, 2016 20

This was an act of extreme and violent homophobia. Claiming otherwise is an insult to LGBTI people.

Media briefs: expectation management … Mauricing … News gets snippy …

Media briefs: expectation management … Mauricing … News gets snippy …

June 14, 2016

The Orlando Sentinel has made a strong statement in response to the terror attack.