The day after: did they fit the mold of the typical mass killers? Was it terrorism or workplace grievance? Is the media partly to blame? Was it preventable? Is it ever preventable?  Former Massachusetts Public Safety Secretary Andrea Cabral and Northeastern's Jack Levin discuss. 

As more information about the shooters’ ethnic and religious roots emerged overnight, it suddenly became part of the ongoing back-and-forth about Muslims in the U.S. And as Adam Reilly (@reillyadam) tells us, it has some Boston-area Muslims thinking: please, not again. 

Increasingly, public reaction to mass killings is driven by media coverage. And with the 24-hour news cycle, it’s hard to escape. Criminology Professor James Alan Fox (@jamesalanfox), Boston Public Radio Co-Host Margery Eagan (@MargeryEagan) and UMass Boston Psychology Professor Gonzalo Bacigalupe (@bacigalupe) discuss the impact of the media.