Asia Pacific Features

  • Announcement

    Nov 18 2013

    Welcoming the 2013 Dart Center Ochberg Fellows

    
The 2013 Dart Center Ochberg Fellows

    The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism has announced recipients of the 2013 Ochberg Fellowships for journalists seeking to deepen their reporting of violence, conflict and tragedy.

    This year’s Fellows include outstanding mid-career journalists in all media, representing eight nations and five continents.

  • Excerpt

    Nov 18 2013

    Gavin Rees On "The Trauma Factor"

    Darren Staples / Reuters: 
Police and media gather outside a house in Trimle ...

    In a new book about challenges facing journalism, Dart Centre Europe Director Gavin Rees contributes a chapter about recent insights into trauma science and what journalists and media scholars can learn about them.

  • Event Report

    Nov 11 2013

    Dissell & McEvers on Covering Violence

    Alan Chin: 
Rachel Dissell recounts her experiences at The Plain Dealer of C ...

    On November 5 at Columbia University, the Dart Center and the duPont Awards co-hosted a panel discussion with Kelly McEvers of NPR, and Rachel Dissell of The Plain Dealer of Cleveland, on covering violence and trauma in conflict zones, here and abroad. 

  • Book Review

    Nov 11 2013

    Book Review: Thank You For Your Service

    Matthew Ricketson, a director of the Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma Asia-Pacific, review's David Finkel's latest book "Thank You For Your Service." A version of this review originally appeared in The Weekend Australian on October 12, 2013. On November 20, the Dart Center will host a conversation between Finkel and Steve Coll at Columbia Journalism School in New York City. Click here for event details.

  • Speech

    Oct 22 2013

    De Cesare Accepts Cabot Prize

    Donna Decesare: 
Jessica Diaz embraces her mother Carmen and her son Carlos  ...

    On Monday night, winners of the 75th Annual Maria Moors Cabot Prizes Ceremony were honored at Columbia University's Low Memorial Library. They included Jon Lee Anderson, Mauri König and Alejandro Santos Rubino, as well as documentary photographer and Dart Media Curator Donna De Cesare. Her acceptance speech is published below. Her new book is here.

  • Event Report

    Sep 5 2013

    Preparing for "A Tsunami of Trauma”

    Jane Dempster: 
Peter Gogarty and Pat Feenan share a moment during the panel ...

    In the wake of Australia's child sex abuse scandals, the Royal Commission will be "bearing witness on behalf of the nation" when hearings begin in September. On August 30, the Dart Centre hosted a special forum for news professionals preparing to cover the hearings and the sensitive issue of child sex abuse. (See the event lineup here.)

  • Speech

    Sep 5 2013

    On Covering An Invisible War

    Jane Dempster: 
Dart Center Executive Director Bruce Shapiro addresses the f ...

    A final word from Executive Director Bruce Shapiro following the Dart Centre's daylong forum "Reporting Responsibly into the Royal Commission on Child Sexual Abuse."

  • Tip Sheet

    Sep 5 2013

    A Royal Commission Tip Sheet

    Jane Dempster: 
Honorable Justice Peter McClellan AM, Chair of the Royal Com ...

    Key tips from participants of the Dart Centre's daylong forum "Reporting Responsibly into the Royal Commission on Child Sexual Abuse."

  • Speech

    Aug 20 2013

    Creating An Ethic for Teaching about Trauma

    At the 2013 AEJMC conference, Dart Faculty Fellow Ari Goldman gave a presentation before the Media Ethics Division on teaching journalism through the historical lens of trauma.

  • Tip Sheet

    Aug 19 2013

    Conducting Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence by WITNESS

    The Guide to Interviewing Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence was created by our colleagues at WITNESS in consultation with Dart Center Research Director, Elana Newman. The guide covers planning, conducting and distributing interviews, keeping in mind the perspectives and needs of the interviewee, interviewer and audiences.

     

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