Year: 1997 Source: AAS Newslink, v.23, no.1, (Spring 1997), p.4 SIEC No: 19970471

A systematic survey of all stories headlined with the word “suicide” published by the Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times & the Chicago Tribune during 1996 shows marked differences in what appeared in print. This article discusses these differences. The author states that in general there was very little press regarding public information & prevention topics.