Following the 2011 Utoya shooting in Norway, journalist and researcher Trond Idås teamed with researcher Klas Backholm, and found that journalists who felt that their reporting may have caused harm were at higher risk for PTSD. More »
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and American University recently teamed up to sponsor two panel discussions on the dangers facing freelance journalists working in hostile environments worldwide—an issue of growing concern at a time of heightened attacks against journalists and diminished resources at many leading news organizations. More »
Ochberg Fellow Dave Philipps and Dart Award Honorable Mention recipient Thomas James Brennan co-wrote a front page article for the New York Times about U.S. veterans, disenchanted with civilian life, who are returning to Iraq to volunteer to fight the Islamic State. More »
More than one in three women worldwide say they have experienced physical violence in their lifetime, according to a staggering new report presented to the United Nations General Assembly last week. The report also finds that one in 10 girls under the age of 18 was forced to have sex.
Dart Centre Europe is a regional hub for journalists and filmmakers who believe that effective reporting on violence and trauma matters. With permanent offices in London and Cologne and volunteer networks of journalists, educators, researchers and clinicians throughout Europe and beyond, DCE works to promote discussion, develop training, and exchange specialist knowledge on the most challenging of media issues.
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