Apr 5 2010 1:22 PM
At the National Cheng Chi University at Taiwan, Dart Center Country Contact Julia Hsu heads up a research team, consisting largely of students in her Department of Radio and Television, called Trauma News Watch. Besides monitoring traumatic news as the team's name suggests, they have been translating and adapting Dart Center materials for use in Taiwan.
Thanks to the researchers' hard work, journalists can now access the Dart Center's first self-study unit in Chinese.
This resource joins earlier translations of Tragedies and Journalists, the Dart Center's 40-page guide to help journalists, photojournalists and editors report on violence while protecting both victims and themselves. If you read Chinese, you can learn more about the work of Trauma News Watch on their blog.
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