How The Media Coverage Of Mass Shootings Makes Everything Worse

This clip from Charlie Brooker's "Newswipe" breaks down the absurd sensationalism of news coverage in the wake of mass tragedies like Columbine, Aurora, and Newtown. A forensic psychiatrist lays out some rules for the media to follow when reporting on such incidences ... and the media proceeds to break pretty much all of them.

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