What we talk about when we talk about the New Zealand mosque shooting

Journalists are tasked with covering the news, but how should media cover a murder suspect who craves media attention? Harvard professor Joan Donovan discusses the pitfalls journalists fall into.

This morning, a shooter stormed two mosques in New Zealand and killed 49 people, live-streaming the entire event to Facebook. Before doing this, he made his intentions known on online forums and even left a digital document espousing a white supremacist ideology (among other things). The aftermath has left the world shaken, and unsure of how to go forward.

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