Fourteen journalism educators from six countries will gather at Columbia University for seminars and discussions on understanding emotional trauma and incorporating responsible coverage of tragedy into the curriculum.
Covering Osama bin Laden’s crimes led an entire generation of reporters to the stories of their lifetime. His death clears the stage for a different kind of story – and a different kind of story-telling.
Fourteen journalism educators from the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Australia will gather at Columbia University in June for intensive training on teaching accurate, ethical, and sensitive coverage of tragedy.
No ground rules protected Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros as they covered the conflict in the rebel-held Libyan city of Misrata. News of their deaths sped across a social network of professional communicators, stunned at the loss of two treasured colleagues.