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Bibliography of resources: 


Phillips, David P. "The Influence of Suggestion On Suicide: Substantive and Theoretical Implications of the Werther Effect." American Sociological Review. 1974, Vol. 39. 

Essay with lead quote:

Cramer, Clayton. "Ethical Problems of Mass Murder Coverage In The Mass Media" Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 9:1 [Winter 1993-94].

Articles on responsible reporting:

Klein, Ezra. "Mass murderers want glory and fame. Somehow, we need to stop giving it to them."

Sun News' no-name position:

Charlie Brooker video on responsible reporting:

The Globe and Mail’s Elizabeth Renzetti discusses responsible reporting:

Columbine author discusses responsible reporting:

KUOW's Marcie Sillman and Matt Streib interview Dr. Park Dietz

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