Suicide and the news and information media: A critical review


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Pirkis, J., Blood, W., Sutherland, G. & Currier, D.
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This work updates an earlier literature review examining whether media portrayals of suicide can lead to imitation. The review considers studies of news and information media, both traditional (newspapers, television, books), new media (the Internet, social media) as well as mixed media.