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Contagion Effect

Mass Shootings and the Media Contagion Effect by Jennifer Johnston and Andrew Joy. According to the latest FBI analysis, mass shootings in the United States have increased three-fold in just the last fifteen years (Blair & Schweit, 2014). Recent analyses […]


The Peterson Principle: Intellectual Complexity and Journalistic Incompetence by Paul Benedetti. Today‚Äôs mainstream reporting on difficult subjects is often bereft of most of the qualities that define journalism itself. Instead, it demonstrates a lack of respect for evidence; a penchant […]