As we approach the 13th anniversary, the Columbine story is being revised in legitimate and important ways. Samuel J. Granillo's film, "Columbine: Wounded Minds," "isn't just a message, it's a movement."
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"Columbine killer Eric Harris wanted to haunt survivors from beyond the grave with flashbacks and drive them insane, he said in a video diary before t...
Shots were heard round the world when Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed twelve fellow students and a teacher at Columbine High School before turnin...
While in San Diego I thought, what better thing to do than meet up with the godfather of surfing, Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz? Doc is 89, and we almost had to nix our meeting because he was sick.
That's the working title of my speech tonight at the Denver Press Club, 6 pm. I will also be discussing Cassie Bernall.
Oprah canceled her show about the tenth anniversary of Columbine as it was set to air. The question remains whether the show was canceled due to community outcry, a misguided segment, or both.
(Note: I will focus on media coverage of Columbine; this is the official description):
Helen Verba Lecture Series to Feature Jeff Kass May 6
Some reporters got it right on the ten-year anniversary of the Columbine shootings. The AP was among the first to signal the coming of the anniversary with a review of three new books.
The lesson on this Columbine anniversary that hits April 20 may not come from the shootings themselves. But rather, how the media has covered the shootings since the ten-year anniversary last year.
The lesson on this Columbine anniversary may not come from the shootings themselves, but rather how the media has covered the shootings since the ten-year anniversary last year.
Media coverage of the ten-year anniversary of Columbine was often uninformed and served to create new myths. Many reporters bought into a new myth that the killers were simply ordinary, popular teens.
It is instructive to see how some of the common denominators listed in the a New York Times about the psychological research that is emerging on terrorists match school shooters.
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