- Two mass shootings in less than 24 hours in the US have inspired heartbreaking and powerful headlines across the country.
- Many US newspapers have responded to the shootings by criticizing President Donald Trump’s rhetoric and calling for new gun laws.
- Much of the world has also taken notice, with top newspapers in countries across their globe offering their own perspective on violence in the US.
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Following two mass shootings in the US over the weekend in Texas and Ohio, there’s no short of news coverage from American outlets and newspapers.
As The New York Times front page put it on Monday: "ONE SHOOTING MASSACRE FOLLOWS ANOTHER, SHAKING A BEWILDERED NATION TO ITS CORE."
"So many bodies," the front page of the Dallas Morning News said in stark terms on its Sunday front page.
Meanwhile, The Boston Globe’s front page on Monday somberly declared: "This is what we’ve become."
Indeed, national and local news outlets are consumed by these tragedies, which are part of a broader, troubling trend of gun violence in the US.
The wider world has also taken notice of these deadly incidents, and in many cases offered sharp criticism of the US and President Donald Trump in their coverage of the shootings in El Paso and Dayton.
A manifesto from the suspected shooter in El Paso cited the "invasion" of immigrants as the inspiration for the massacre, and echoed language from Trump. With white nationalism on the rise worldwide, this tragedy touched on issues many countries are facing at present.
Here’s how newspapers and news outlets around the world have covered the two shootings.
The Guardian (UK): "Trump accused of fuelling hate after deadly shootings"
La Jornada (Mexico): "Terrorist attack against Mexicans…"
Die Tageszeitung (Germany): "The White Danger"
- ‘A bulls— soup of ineffective words’: Cory Booker blasts Trump’s remarks on the mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso
- Trump incorrectly referred to Toledo, Ohio, as the location of a mass shooting. It was actually in Dayton.
- Trump’s tweet blaming ‘Fake News’ for the ‘anger and rage’ in the US echoes manifesto of the El Paso shooting suspect