At the APME NYC NewsTrain workshop June 6-7, 2013, Mandy Jenkins of Project Thunderdome shared tips and tools on using social media to find reporting sources, as well as how to fact-check and curate social media to augment coverage.
At this year's APME NewsTrain, Robyn Tomlin of Project Thunderdome presented on creating a plan for digital coverage of major breaking news stories, as well as the best newsroom tools for executing top-notch coverage in real time.
By Donna DeCesare, Mimi Chakarova, and Fred Ritchin
For more than two decades, Donna DeCesare photographed gang members and their families in Central America and in refugee communities in the U.S. "Unsettled / Desasosiego" is her bilingual book, featuring those images and the stories of the people she followed. Documentary filmmaker and photographer Mimi Chakarova spoke to DeCesare about the work. With an excerpt from the foreword by Fred Ritchin, author and professor of photography and imaging at NYU.
Chaos descended on Boston Monday as the city's storied Boston Marathon was rocked by two bombs near the finish line. As the facts emerge, journalists can draw on lessons drawn from other large-scale terrorism and disasters.
Application guidelines for senior and mid-career journalists who want to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy. All application materials must be submitted by October 11, 2013.
Please join us in congratulating the newly selected 2013 Asia Pacific Fellows who will come together May 12-19 in Bangkok, Thailand for a week of seminars, conversations, and briefings by leading experts in the trauma and journalism fields and peer-to-peer discussions on the challenges of covering tragedy and violence.
Click here to watch all of the symposium panels. Click here to read the Live Blog from the event. Click here for program details.
The daylong symposium: Sandy Hook and Beyond: Breaking News, Trauma and Aftermath took place on Monday at Columbia University. Regional and national journalists were joined by community leaders, mental health experts, policy advocates and Sandy Hook families and shared perspectives, discussed lessons learned and pointed the way towards responsible news coverage going forward.