8:30am - 3:45pm
Covering veterans and the challenges they face is the responsibility of journalists and news organizations in today's world. Below are resources gleaned from the two-day Dart Center workshop, "When Veterans Come Home," that was held in Philadelphia in 2011.
The workshop, featuring local and national mental health and policy experts, award-winning journalists and veterans’ advocates, consisted of background briefings and specialized reporting skills training to enhance the practical ability of local journalists to report on veterans knowledgeably, ethically and effectively.MORE
In Philadelphia, a workshop for regional journalists on the coverage of veterans' issues, sponsored by the Thomas Scattergood Foundation for Behavioral Health.MORE
At Columbia University in New York City, a panel discussion with three scholars who use oral history, narrative and psychology to approach the themes of death and mourning.MORE
At Columbia University in New York City, a panel discussion for alumni of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism on covering crisis.MORE
In Bangkok, a closed, seven-day seminar programme for winners of the 2011 Dart Asia Fellowships.MORE
In Boston, an international conference explores the collaboration and tension between journalists and public health workers at times of crisis.MORE
At the Eurasia Partnership Foundation in Yerevan in Armenia, a discussion exploring trauma and journalism issues within the region.MORE
At the Office of Global Initiative on Psychiatry in Tbilisi in Georgia, this discussion will bring together representatives of key NGOs working on the mental health and human rights fields.MORE
At the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Headland House in London, a discussion on how photojournalists cope from covering everything from car crashes and stabbings to earthquakes and revolution.MORE
An award ceremony and panel discussion with the winners of the 2011 Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma.MORE
In Brooklyn, New York, a memorial service for Getty Images photojournalist Chris Hondros, who was killed April 25, along with documentarian Tim Hetherington, as they covered events in Libya.MORE
At Columbia University in New York City, the Dart Center honors the winners of the 2011 Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma and presents a panel with the award winners: "Crusading Against Silence: High-Impact Reporting on Invisible Victims."MORE
At the University of Arizona in Tucson, a three-day closed workshop for journalism educators about effective coverage of U.S.-Mexico border issues.MORE
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