Asia Pacific Features

  • Event Video

    Jul 7 2015

    Public Safety and Law Enforcement

    Full video and transcript of panel. Powerpoint presentation provided by Roseanna Ander, original moderator, who was not able to be in attendance; “Public Safety and Law Enforcement”; May 29, 2015.

  • In Depth

    Jun 21 2015

    Award Winners Offer Advice on Covering Trauma

Mae Ryan details the collaboration between The Guardian U.S. and The Texas Observer, as Glen ...

    At this year's Dart Awards winners' roundtable, Melissa del Bosque, Andrea McDaniels, Mae Ryan, Glenn Smith and David Wood shared tips on covering violence, building trust and self-care.

  • In Depth

    Jun 18 2015

    Factory Man: Economic Displacement & Trauma

"‘Factory Man’ is an illuminating, deeply patriotic David vs. Goliath book. They give out aw ...

    Beth Macy's first book, “Factory Man," tells the story of John Bassett III, a third generation factory owner who battles to keep his Galax, Virginia, furniture factory open while everyone around him has closed up shop. "I put myself in the book is because I thought I owed the reader that transparency," she said. "Because these are my people." A Dart Center Q&A.

  • In Depth

    May 12 2015

    Covering Natural Disaster in Nepal

    Ahmad Masood / Reuters: 
A youth carries his belongings on his back as he wa ...

    Over the last three weeks, a pair of powerful earthquakes shook Nepal, resulting in the deaths of more than 8,000 people. The Dart Center spoke with journalists Russell Lewis and Amantha Perera, and clinician Patrice Keats, about the challenges of covering this tragedy, including verifying information in a time of emergency, speaking with families of missing people, and working through the personal challenges of covering trauma.

  • In Depth

    Apr 21 2015

    Anzac Day: Ethics of Remembrance

    Chris Hyde / Getty: 
Members of the Mudgeeraba light horse troop take part i ...

    As hundreds of thousands prepare for this Saturday's 100 year anniversary of Anzac Day, journalists must ensure they are promoting healing, not reopening old wounds.

  • In Depth

    Apr 13 2015

    On the Front Lines in Ukraine

    Anastasia Vlasova: 
Residents of the besieged town of Debaltseve sit in a bu ...

    In 2011, at the age of 17, Anastasia Vlasova covered protests in Kiev for the first time. Three years later when the first wave of major violence erupted in Ukraine, she was studying journalism in her first semester of graduate school. “I wanted to shake people's shoulders and say, wake up! There's a war going on in our country.” A Q&A with Alan Chin.

  • In Depth

    Apr 6 2015

    148 Killed in Attack on Kenyan University

    Goran Tomasevic / Reuters: 
A man looks through a window of Garissa morgue a ...

    An Al-Shabab terrorist attack on a university in Garissa, Kenya, left 148 people dead, including 142 university students. 

  • In Depth

    Mar 30 2015

    GermanWings Crash Kills 150

    Patrick Aventurier / Getty Images: 
A rescue helicopter from the French Secu ...

    A German airliner crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board. Below are tip sheets and other resources for journalists covering this evolving story.

  • Announcement

    Mar 12 2015

    Dart Asia Pacific Announces 2015 Fellows

The 2015 Dart Asia Pacific Fellows, who will convene for a week-long programme in Hong Kong. ...

    Please join us in congratulating the 2015 Dart Centre Asia Pacific Fellows, who will convene May 10-15 in Hong Kong for a week of seminars, briefings and peer-to-peer discussions.

  • Announcement

    Feb 12 2015

    A Call for Global Safety Principles and Practices

    Javier Manzano / Frontline Freelance Register: 
Smoke billowed from burning  ...

    On February 12, 2015, a coalition of major news companies and journalism organizations gathered to endorse worldwide freelance protection standards. 

    In a followup meeting September 30 - October 1, the coalition launched new security information sharing, training, insurance and communications initiatives.

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