PBS NewsHour

How media coverage contributes to white supremacist rhetoric

Clip: 08/04/2019 | 10m | Video has closed captioning.

While reporting on the white supremacist ideology behind mass shootings, are journalists inadvertently magnifying the message? Joan Donovan, director of the Technology and Social Change Research project at Harvard University, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how reporters should -- and should not -- cover mass shootings.

Aired: 08/04/19

Rating: NR

The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?

Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. …