Don't Say Their Name: Media Struggles With Reporting On Orlando Gunman

Don't Say Their Name: Media Struggles With Reporting On Orlando Gunman

Does naming a mass killer provide him or her with notoriety? Does this notoriety in turn inspire other acts of violence? Zeynep Tufekci, who teaches technology and sociology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, thinks it does. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with her about how the media should report on mass murders, as the industry grapples with how to report on the Orlando attacker.

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