Park Dietz on Irish Radio, 10.11.17

10.11.17 – Irish Talk Radio: Park Dietz, MD, PhD, discusses the Las Vegas mass shooting and the media’s responsibility in inspiring copycat attacks.  

What makes people go on rampages?

Chris Matthews asks Dr. Park Dietz what differentiates somebody who is capable of taking setbacks in life from somebody who goes on rampages like the one in Virginia on Wednesday.

Inspiring Copycat Crimes

In 2009, in the wake of the Winnenden school shooting in Germany that killed 15, Charlie Brooker reminded us of the mechanics of the mainstream press in such tragic days by quoting Forensic Psychiatrist Dr. Park Dietz. “We’ve had 20… Read More

Dr. Park Dietz Interviews the I-5 Strangler

Roger Kibbe, whom the press dubbed “the I-5 Strangler,” abducted, raped, and killed a series of women along Interstate 5 in Northern California, starting in 1977. Under the terms of a plea agreement in which he was spared the death… Read More

Dr. Park Dietz on BBC

Psychiatrist Dr. Park Dietz’s insightful perspective on news coverage’s perpetuation of mass shootings in schools as seen on BBC.