GIJC: Teaching Journalism and Trauma
Conference: Trauma Journalism Training for Educators
Writing on Loss: Conversation with Elizabeth Alexander
Conference: Alternative Narratives of the Middle East
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Panel I: Breaking News and Trauma: Patricia Llodra, First Selectwoman, Newtown, CT; Naomi Starobin, News Director, WSHU Public Radio Fairfield, CT; Lt. J. Paul Vance, Chief Spokesman, Connecticut State Police; Brad Clift, Freelance Photojournalist; Moderator: Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center.
Panel II: Social Media and Tragedy: Andy Carvin, Social Media Strategist, NPR; Charles Dumais, Principal, Newtown High School; Moderator: Emily Bell, Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism.
Panel III: Going Deeper: Covering Perpetrators, Guns and Community Trauma: Alaine Griffin, Reporter, Hartford Courant; Matthew Kauffman, Investigative Reporter, Hartford Courant; Charles Herrick, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Western Connecticut Health Network; Jim MacMillan, Founder, GunCrisis.org; Moderator: Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.
Panel IV: Responsible Reporting on Aftermath: Where do we go from here?
Dave Cullen, Journalist and Author, “Columbine”; Kevin Cullen, Columnist, Boston Globe; Candice Kane, Chief Operating Officer, Cure Violence, Chicago; Beth Macy, Reporter, The Roanoke Times; Steven Marans, Professor, Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine; Jacqueline Smith, Managing Editor, News-Times, Danbury, CT; Moderators: Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma; Emily Bell, Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism.
When children are victims of violence, journalists have a responsibility to report the truth with compassion and sensitivity.
A 40-page guide to help journalists, photojournalists and editors report on violence while protecting both victims and themselves. Click here for a Ukrainian translation.
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