Should Journalists Publish the Name of Mass Shooting Suspects?

Well-meaning families of victims of the Aurora, Colorado theatre shootings are asking, maybe demanding that journalists not publish the names and photographs of suspects in mass shootings. They say withholding the information would take away incentives for killers who seek publicity.

click on the image to hear the story

click on the image to hear the story

Read this story I wrote for Poynter.org where I argue against the withholding of names and information in these cases.

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