Research highlights need for public health approach in news reporting of gun violence


A May 2024 study, published in BMC Public Health, examines local television news clips covering gun violence. The study "reveals an overwhelming reliance on law enforcement narratives, missing deeper insights into the root causes and potential solutions to gun violence." This article unpacks those findings and offers recommendations for journalists covering gun violence as a public health issue.


Naseem S. Miller

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The Journalist's Resource


June 25, 2024