Saturation coverage of mass shootings can have a downside


The Huffington Post — In an opinion piece, Brian Levin, director of Cal State San Bernardino’s Center for the Study of Hate and HuffingtonPostExtremism, says heavy coverage of incidents such as the July 20 Aurora, Colo., movie theater shootings is warranted, yet also cautions that “we may be disproportionately amplifying the fears that the public holds about such brutal, but unusual events.”

The article was published July 21, 2012.

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