Tip Sheets

Resources to help cover the health care angle after a mass shooting

By Tara Haelle

As mass shootings increase every year, health journalists have a responsibility to continue covering these tragedies — and possible prevention of them — as a public health issue.

In a story on the Journalist’s Resource website, Vox reporter German Lopez offered tips and suggested angles on covering mass shootings, including a recommendation to rely on the medical research evidence base available from: