“Remember whose story it is.” Dart Center’s Bruce Shapiro on mass shootings, trauma and ethical reporting

Francesca Fontana
Jun 5, 2017 · 4 min read
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Dart Center Executive Director Bruce Shapiro (center) discusses covering conflict zones in 2013. Credit: Dart Center
President Obama delivers a statement on the shooting at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon. October 1, 2015.

“(We are) fascinated by bad guys,” Shapiro said. “The fantasy of absolute evil is fascinating.”

“Don’t ask, ‘How do you feel?’” Shapiro said.

“Ask, ‘What happened to you?’”

Shapiro moderates a conversation on gun violence in 2015. Credit: Dart Center

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