Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma

  • Reporting on suicide: Panelists debate best practices

    By KIERAN DELAMONT Special to the RJRC   Conventions that govern reporting on suicide — conventions that often dissuade journalists from publishing for fear of sparking copycat acts — are outdated and anachronistic, says Globe health reporter and columnist André Picard. “[They are] especially not going to work in the brave new world of the Internet,” Picard told a group…

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