Denver Post receives Media All-Star award for responsible reporting on suicide
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Original upload date: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT
Archive date: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 07:38:52 GMT
The Carson J Spencer Foundation gives the "Media All-Star" award at its 9th Annual Shining Lights Hope Gala, honoring a news organization that is using best practices in reporting on suicide. The DenShow more
ver Post is the major newspaper in Denver, ranking 12th daily and 10th Sunday of the largest-circulation newspapers in the United States. For the past several years, The Denver Post has made a commitment to responsible reporting on suicide and suicide prevention. Collaborating with other Denver media outlets, the Post follows safe media guidelines and shares important stories like why the Rocky Mountain West continues to have the highest suicide rates in the nation and why men are more susceptible to suicide death. Journalists have also covered high profile suicide deaths with compassion and a complex, in-depth look at the many reasons why suicide occurs. Throughout all its reporting The Denver Post provides useful resources for the readers whether they are bereaved or dealing with a suicide crisis themselves.