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Should mass shooters' names be in the headlines?

Brittany Costello
December 11, 2017 07:07 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Devin Kelley. Stephen Paddock. William Atchison. All of those names may sound familiar – they're people known for deadly shootings around the country in recent weeks.

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But does the fact that we know their names glorify their actions? Some studies say it's important for media coverage to provide names of gunmen after mass shootings, but a professor at Western New Mexico University says there may actually be a correlation. She's begun to gain some global attention for her campaign.

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