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:
- The Injury Control Research Center at Harvard University
- The Center for Gun Policy and Research at Johns Hopkins University
- The Violence Prevention Research Program at the University of California, Davis