Year: 2014 Source: Surrey, UK: Samaritans.(2013). 17 p. SIEC No: 20140026

Suicide is a complex topic and presents a distinct set of challenges for the journalists who report on it. They have to balance a range of factors including what is in the public interest and the risk of encouraging imitative behaviour. At the same time they must guard against intrusion into grief and shock of the bereaved while considering industry regulation and codes of practice.

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