Events in October, 2011

  • Friday Oct 7 2011

    Launch Event: Border Journalism Network

    5:00 PM

    In Tuscon, Arizona, a press conference and launch party for new websites for educators and students from the Border Journalism Network / La red de periodismo de la frontera.

  • Saturday Oct 8 2011

    Workshop: Dealing with Extreme Situations

    7:00 AM

    In Bielefeld, Germany, a workshop on dealing with extreme situations and self care management for radio reporters.

  • Friday Oct 14 2011

    Conference: Injured Cities, Urban Afterlives

    10:00 AM

    At Columbia University in New York City, ten years after 9/11, a two-day workshop exploring the effects of catastrophe on cities and their inhabitants.

  • This workshop, supported by funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, featured a wide range of national and local mental health and policy experts, award-winning journalists, educators and prevention advocates. Participation was open to working reporters, editors, photographers, producers or bloggers for print, broadcast or online media.

  • At the Columbia Journalism School in New York City, a two-day workshop to help journalists and news organizations cover a crucial public health issue.

  • At Sundvollen in Norway, a two-day conference exploring the consequences of the extremist attack on Oslo and the island of Utøya in July. 

  • Saturday Oct 29 2011

    Conference Session: When Things Go Wrong

    12:30 PM

    At the National Associated Collegiate Press/College Media Advisers Annual Conference in Orlanda, Florida, a session on accurate, ethical and sensitive coverage of tragedy