Coverage of Mass Killings is Bad for Mental Health

Sidran Institute press coverage of mass shootings

Nsikan Akpan of PBS News Hours writes a probing article on the news coverage of mass killings. He posits that people not only develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress, but also become more likely to watch coverage of a subsequent mass tragedy.

Read Akpan’s article here.

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