- Mental Illness, Speculation, Social Attitudes and The Giffords Shooting by the always amazing s.e. smith (January 10, 2011)
- Learn How Propaganda Works: The Giffords Shooting (January 9, 2011)
- One More Massacre by Adam Gopnick (July 20, 2012)
- What James Holmes and the Colorado Movie Massacre Tell Us About White (Male) Privilege (Jul 22, 2012)
- and then I rant about mental illness and terrorism by E. (July 24, 2011)
a lot of these articles are from an incredibly USA-centric perspective, but most of them point out important dynamics about how the media reports on breaking stories of shooting violence. not surprising that things are repeating themselves here in a lot of canadian coverage of last night’s shooting.