Social Issues

Reporting Suicide: The Werther Effect

Posted on: Tue 30 May 2017

Throughout history, the media has covered the loss of celebrities and the devastation caused by their sudden departures in great depth. In this piece, Natalie explores the theory of the Werther effect and whether it translates to today’s media culture.

Produced by Natalie Day.

Image Source: Andreas Eldh, Flickr

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