By raking over every detail of a mass shooter's life, are we telling any loner with a grudge and a yearning for recognition that this is an option?
So who came out on top in the eyes of the American media? Crikey intern Angus McCubbing reports.
"As a person who has happened to suffer ridicule for her, ahem, proclivities, I can find no way to excuse this herd of sex-shaming journalists," writes Helen Razer.
Farewell to the mad monk -- the world's media reacts to Turnbull's successful coup, writes freelance journalist Alan Austin.
How far ahead of his time Mark Twain was when he said a century before the internet: "A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes."
American media companies are falling like flies, almost at the rate of American banks, writes Glenn Dyer.
With the New York Times on the edge and Tribune bust, the last thing the ailing newspaper industry needed was a report spelling out its impending demise, writes Glenn Dyer.