How did news sites in other countries cover the live-on-air shooting of WDBJ7 reporters?

By now, you know that a young reporter, Alison Parker, and photographer Adam Ward were shot and killed during their 6:45 AM live report yesterday for WDBJ7 in Virginia.

It was a chilling story and news sites around the world covered the killing. Below are links to stores in newspapers in the UK, France, Hong Kong and Australia if you choose to read them. If you do read them, do you find anything different in the coverage from country to country? What sources did they use?

The BBC — a compilation of BBC stories

The Guardian

The South China Morning Post

Le Monde

Sydney Morning Herald

And an interesting read on The Hollywood Reporter site on the New York Daily News and also on autoplay and what it meant for social media users that morning:


About janpatricequarles

MTSU Professor of Mass Communication
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