After every mass shooting, the national media invariably obsesses over the identity of the perpetrator―plastering images of their face across news networks and obsessing over their background. Some believe this only encourages copycat killers, and media organizations should hide the identities of mass shooters from the public. But others argue it is important to learn all we can from mass shooters and burying the name and motive of a killer does nothing to stop the violence. What do you think?
Should the media withhold the identities of mass shooters?
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