ESSENCE Poll: How Do You Feel About the Media's Coverage of Mass Killers?

The 'No Notoriety' campaign is pushing for media outlets to leave out the names and photos of killers in mass shootings. How do you feel about media coverage of mass shootings? 

The 'No Notoriety' campaign is pushing for a world that doesn't remember the names of mass killers but of the victims, and they're gaining momentum. 

According to Deadline, People Magazine is the first major publication to adopt a 'No Notoriety' policy. 

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“We will be careful to avoid giving individuals who commit or attempt these crimes more notoriety,” said People editor Jess Cagle in an open letter to readers.

The campaign aims to deprive mass killers of the fame and notoriety they crave by refusing to use their names and images in news coverage, instead focusing on the victims and heroes of the shootings.

When it comes to mass killings, do you want to know as much as possible about what went on, including information about the killer? Do you think completely disregarding them will help eliminate our country's issue with mass shootings? Sound off below.

How do you feel about the media's coverage of mass killers?
I want to know as much as possible
We shouldn't give them any notoriety
Total votes: 40

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