Reporting Robin Williams’ suicide: how not to kill your readers

Reporting Robin Williams’ suicide: how not to kill your

Reporting Robin Williams’ suicide: how not to kill your readers Mary Hamilton Mentally ill people are told to seek help, when in reality that help is often unavailable.

Report the truth — the whole truth — on Robin Williams

Aug 19, 2014 · Tompkins is wrong: The manner of Williams’ death is public information. Journalists should report it as long as it remains of interest to the public.

Robin Williams Suicide Note Found – His Last Words

Robin Williams’ death in 2014 was one of the most devastating suicide deaths of the decade, and everyone felt the loss. However, given the circumstances of his death, the complications that arose soon after felt incredibly untimely.

Robin Williams death: media has duty to report suicide

Care has been urged over the reporting of Robin Williams’s death. Photograph: EPA Around 6,000 people in the UK kill themselves while depressed every year – a large majority of them (77%) men.

Robin Williams Death: Suicide Is Not Selfish | Time

Two years ago, the comedian and actor Robin Williams killed himself in his home. The death of a man who created such joy struck millions of people especially hard. He was only 63.

BREAKING NEWS: Depression Not the Cause of Robin Williams

BREAKING NEWS: Depression Not the Cause of Robin Williams’ Suicide In All Health Watch , Cognitive Health , Dementia , Featured Article by INH Research November 4, 2015 1 Comment Depression did not kill actor Robin Williams.

Robin Williams’ suicide ‘a choice, not a disease’?

None of us can stand in the shoes of Robin Williams or any other person who commits suicide, and they and their families deserve nothing but our sympathy. But to the living there has to be a clear message: Suicide is a choice. Do everything you can to spare yourself and your …

After Williams’ death, reporting on suicide still

Three years ago, comic icon Robin Williams was found dead. His death was subsequently confirmed by California police as a suicide. The coverage was overwhelming: articles, blog posts, live coverage, television segments and an outpouring of emotion over social media.

Addiction, the serial killer, not suicide killed Robin

We need to get it right: Suicide did not kill Robin Williams; he was murdered by that evil, cunning, manipulating serial killer known as addiction. M. William Phelps lives in Ellington.

Robin Williams’s suicide was followed by a sharp rise in

Watch video · Robin Williams’s death in 2014 was followed by a significant rise in the number of suicides in the United States, according to a new Columbia University study. (Reuters) By Amy Ellis Nutt

What could have led Robin Williams to suicide? – USA TODAY

Nov 11, 2014 · Actor Robin Williams, 63, was found unconscious and not breathing inside his home in Tiburon, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. He was pronounced dead of suspected suicide.