Ochberg Fellow Dave Philipps and Dart Award Honorable Mention recipient Thomas James Brennan co-wrote a front page article for the New York Times about U.S. veterans, disenchanted with civilian life, who are returning to Iraq to volunteer to fight the Islamic State. More »
More than one in three women worldwide say they have experienced physical violence in their lifetime, according to a staggering new report presented to the United Nations General Assembly last week. The report also finds that one in 10 girls under the age of 18 was forced to have sex.
A cyclone ravaged the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu early on Saturday, killing at least 24 people and displacing upwards of 3,000, according to the United Nations. In the aftermath, we share resources for reporters on covering disaster, interviewing victims and survivors, and working with reporters exposed to traumatic events. More »
Last week, the York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News and Digital First Media formally began building a peer-support program for journalists who cover trauma and conflict. At a kickoff seminar event, fifteen journalists from 11 Pennsylvania news organizations spent a day at the Daily Record learning about trauma, resilience and peer-support. More »
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