Supporting Suicide

Posted on 16. May, 2007, in Death, Depression, Media, Mental Health, SuicideNo Comments

Suicide is now the most common cause of death amongst young men in Ireland today, but one that is very difficult to report on.  Editors and journalists worry about whether the events should be reported and then how it should be reported.  Headline is a web site, which has been set up to give guidelines to journalists reporting on suicide.  Miriam Gormally met Carl O’Brien social affairs correspondent from The Irish Times at the launch of the website to ask him about how he as a journalist approaches the topic.

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