Why New Zealand's media is censoring its biggest story

Why New Zealand's media is censoring its biggest story

From: The Signal
0 0 2 months ago
Brenton Tarrant, who's accused of murdering 51 people in the Christchurch mosque shootings, is being tried in New Zealand.

The whole world will be watching, but you might not find out about everything that goes on in court, because five key news outlets have made a pact to limit what they report.


The idea is to avoid giving a platform to hate speech or conferring notoriety on the accused.


It's self censorship, theoretically for the greater good. But is it the right call?


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