Dart Blog

Boston Globe Spotlight Team Talks Shop: Investigating Sexual Abuse

Earlier this month, the Dart Center co-sponsored a screening of the Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight,” followed by a conversation with two Boston Globe team members portrayed in the film, editor Walter "Robby" Robinson and reporter Sacha Pfeiffer. The latest "On Assignment Podcast," produced by The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards, features the conversation between Robinson, Pfeiffer and Columbia Journalism School professor Betsy West

Applications Open for IWMF Research and Reporting Fellowship

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its 2016-2017 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, a seven-month program that provides a female journalist with the opportunity to pursue academic research and hone reporting skills.

OSCE Launches Publication on the Safety of Female Journalists Online

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has released an online compilation of research on and potential solutions to online abuse involving female journalists. The publication features essays from reporters, scholars and free speech advocates. The Dart Center contributed a chapter on evidence-based approaches to prevention and intervention, including methods for exploring motives, understanding terminology and reducing stigma.

 

IFJ Names Asia-Pacific Deadliest Region for Journalists

On Thursday, the International Federation of Journalists released a report on journalists and media staff killed on the job over the past 25 years. The report highlights the Asia-Pacific region as the deadliest place to be a journalist. India, Pakistan and the Philippines rank as three of the 10 most dangerous countries for reporter safety.

Applications Now Open for Age Boom Academy

The Age Boom Academy is now accepting applications for its annual three-day workshop for journalists, a joint project of the Columbia Aging Center and the Columbia Journalism School. This year's Academy, June 9 - 11, will focus on the future of work and retirement, and will feature leading experts in journalism, science and economics. 

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