‘A time of great shift’: Journalists reflect on covering mass shootings and extremism
FIRST DRAFT – 08/08/2019
The murder of more than 20 people in El Paso, Texas, became the third shooting in 2019 linked to an online ‘manifesto’. What challenges does this disturbing phenomenon bring to the newsroom?
Mourners lay flowers at a vigil for the victims of the March 2019 Christchurch shootings, when a gunman posted his motivations online before killing more than 50 people. Julian Meehan/Flickr. Some rights reserved.