Conference: Freedom of the Press
Workshop: Covering Guns & Gun Violence
Panel: War Investigation and User-Generated Video Verification
Summer Institute: Global Mental Health & Psychosocial Support
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The massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School changed America. The tragedy also challenged - and continues to challenge - journalists and news organizations.
This daylong symposium reflected on the news coverage of Sandy Hook. Regional and national journalists were joined by community leaders, Sandy Hook families, mental health experts and policy advocates, sharing perspectives, discussing lessons learned and pointing the way towards responsible news coverage going forward.
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Andy Carvin, Senior Strategist, NPR
Brad Clift, Freelance Photojournalist
Dave Cullen, Journalist and Author, "Columbine"
Kevin Cullen, Columnist, Boston Globe
Charles Dumais, Principal, Newtown High School
Alaine Griffin, Reporter, Hartford Courant
Charles Herrick, MD, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Western Connecticut Health Network
Candice M. Kane, JD, PhD, Chief Operating Officer, Cure Violence
Matthew Kauffman, Investigative Reporter, Hartford Courant
Bill Leukhardt, Staff Reporter, Hartford Courant and Stepfather of Lauren Rousseau
Patricia Llodra, First Selectwoman, Newtown
Jim MacMillan, Founder, GunCrisis.org
Beth Macy, Reporter, The Roanoke Times
Steven Marans, MSW, PhD, Professor, Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine
Jacqueline Smith, Managing Editor, The News-Times, Danbury
Naomi Starobin, News Director, WSHU Public Radio, Fairfield
Lt. J. Paul Vance, Spokesman, Connecticut State Police
Emily Bell, Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism
Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
The event was free and open to the public, and also live-streamed.
Follow the day's events, and continue the conversation on Twitter at #aftersandyhook.
Monday, April 22, 2013; 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Columbia Journalism School, NYC
A 40-page guide to help journalists, photojournalists and editors report on violence while protecting both victims and themselves.
This documentary, available online and on DVD, features a wide range of Australian journalists their recounting experiences covering traumatic stories.
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