Americans look to Columbine to better understand school shootings — but myths about the shooters have persisted for years
|04/19/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- In 1999, Columbine High School, in Littleton, Colorado, faced at the time the largest school shooting in American history.
- Myths about the two shooters and their motives developed in the early reporting on the event.
- The shooters weren’t goths who were bullied by jocks.
The Columbine High School massacre was like nothing America had ever seen when media coverage began rolling in April 1999. At the time, it was the deadliest school shooting in history, and the nation wanted answers about why the shooters killed 12 students, a teacher, and then themselves. read more >>>