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Media Coverage / Influence On Children #424551

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1998
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Charles Feldman) Threats made by a student in Missouri to shoot classmates, and a suicide by a California student, reported; refusal of "Chicago Sun-Times" to put the Springfield, OR, shootings story on front page mentioned; scenes shown from several shooting locations. [Sun-Times Nigel WADE - says keeping the safety of children in mind kept the story off the front page.] [Forensic psychiatrist Dr. Park DIETZ - says high-publicity crimes often spawn copycat crimes.]

Feldman, Charles;
Woodruff, Judy

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