Google and YouTube are profiting from my daughter's death

A deranged gunman shot and killed my 24-year-old daughter, journalist Alison Parker, on live television in the summer of 2015.

He ended her promising young life and changed mine forever. In the depths of my grief, I pledged to honour Alison's memory in the best way I could. My wife Barbara and I started a non-profit group to fund arts programmes for under-served children in south-western Virginia, and I began advocating sensible gun safety reforms.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 09, 2019, with the headline 'Google and YouTube are profiting from my daughter's death'. Print Edition | Subscribe