In her new book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo,” Amy Wilentz “wanted to explain the perception that the average Haitian is sitting around, after the earthquake, being once again ‘resilient.’ A conversation hosted by the Dart Center and The Earth Institute.
Two troubling reports were released this past week about climbing suicide rates, each of which point out misperceptions in the public's understanding. More »
May 16 2013 6:17 AM
An informal breakfast gathering during the 2012 Dart Academic Fellowship last June resulted in a special focus on the Utoya massacre in this month's Journal of Media Ethics. More »
As the 2013 Asia Pacific Fellowship continues in Bangkok, Fellows provided thumbnail sketches of their colleagues and faculty members. More »
Today, in many countries across the globe, freedom of the press and freedom of expression are celebrated as fundamental human rights. Following the most deadly year for journalists to date, governments are also being reminded of their responsibility to uphold the civil liberties of those who report the news. More »
Apr 29 2013 11:58 AM
The Global Investigative Journalism Network is now accepting submissions for the 2013 Global Shining Light Award, which honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. Submission deadline is June 15, 2013. More »
Apr 25 2013 4:06 PM
On April 28, 2012, Mexican journalist Regina Martinez was found beaten and strangled to death in her bathroom in Xalapa, the capital of Veracruz, on the gulf coast of Mexico. A drifter with a drug addiction was convicted of the crime and sentenced to 38 years in prison. More »
Apr 15 2013 5:57 AM
In advance of the Dart Center’s April 22 symposium Sandy Hook and Beyond: Breaking News, Trauma and Aftermath, Dart Center executive director Bruce Shapiro writes in the Nation this week about the new gun legislation in Connecticut. More »
Donna De Cesare's new book Unsettled/Desasosiego, a culmination of 30 years of her work on gangs in Central America and in refugee communities in the U.S., is featured in the New York Times Lens Blog. More »
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