Initially, I was inclined not to renew my call here for the media not to give mass killers the attention they crave. I don’t feel a need to repeat it every time a hateful person seeks attention with a gun.
But Dan Kennedy and Matt DeRienzo gave me a nudge after the racist terrorist attack in Charleston:
— Matt DeRienzo (@mattderienzo) June 21, 2015
The link Matt shared was one of three times I have posted here about my views that media should stop giving attention to mass killers. I posted also after the mass murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 and last year near the University of California at Santa Barbara.
I will just summarize here the points I’ve made in the other posts, then I’ll discuss…
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