Naming the Suspect - The Do's and Don'ts of Reporting Mass Killings

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News organizations are in a hurry now to reveal the identities of the alleged perpetrators of major crimes - usually by sourcing social media profiles. How should this be handled? What about those innocent people wrongly identified as perpetrators? And when it comes to killers, should we be naming them, sharing their details and view point? To discuss, Laura Byrne is joined by a panel of Storyful journalists and special guest, Dr. Adam Lankford, criminology professor at The University of Alabama.

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3 months ago
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