EIJ 2016: Covering mass shootings, wrongful convictions and making a murderer

By Ally Pruitt How often do we hear reporters say things like “31 shot, 10 murdered”? or “The shooter is still on the loose and police are on the hunt?” Unfortunately, murder, mass shootings and convictions, whether wrongful or purposeful, are prevalent in today’s news. The Excellence in Journalism Conference, held in New Orleans, acknowledged […]