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Shorenstein Center Examines Ethical Dilemmas of Covering ISIS

In a new paper for the Shorenstein Center, BBC world affairs correspondent and Shorenstein Fellow, Paul Wood, tells the painful story of one journalist captured by ISIS, and examines the ethical dilemmas that emerge when covering terrorist organizations.

Funding Available for Hostile Environment Training

Freelance journalists and documentary filmmakers working to expose human rights abuses are eligible to apply for a $3,000 CDN bursary to underwrite the cost of hostile environment training.

20 Years Later: Reflections on Covering Port Arthur

On April 28, 1996, a gunman with two semi-automatic assault rifles killed 35 people in a cafe in Port Arthur, Tasmania. On the twentieth anniversary of the shootings, Gary Tippet, former senior writer for The Age, spoke with ABC Radio Victoria's Nicole Chvastek about the effects of covering the attack and its aftermath.
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