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  • Announcement

    Apr 14 2014

    2014 Dart Award Winners Announced

    Leila Navidi / Las Vegas Sun: 
Arturo Martinez and his two young sons. From  ...

    This year's Dart Awards went to the Las Vegas Sun for Grace Through Grief: A Shattered Family Recovers and This American Life for Harper High School: Parts I and II. Honorable mentions went to More Magazine and the New York Times Magazine. Join us on May 8 to mark the Dart Awards 20th Anniversary and to celebrate this year's winners!

  • Dart Award Winner

    Apr 10 2014

    Harper High School: Parts I and II

    This stark two-part radio series follows students, school staff and families as they confront and cope with the deeply disruptive impact of gun violence on their everyday lives. The series offers revelatory insights into gang geography, youth culture, the corrosive impact of trauma and the overwhelming limitations to stemming the tide of violence. Judges called “Harper High School” “profoundly moving” and “extraordinarily comprehensive and compassionate” in its complexity. Originally broadcasted on NPR in February 2013.

  • Dart Award Honorable Mention

    Apr 10 2014

    A Hidden Cause of Chronic Illness

    Julia Fullerton-Batten / More Magazine

    This illuminating feature explores the connection between domestic violence and chronic illness, drawing on recent scientific research and interviews with medical experts and survivors of violence. Judges called it “a tremendous story on a new concept” and praised Jetter for “clearly articulating the biological ramifications of trauma.” Originally published in More Magazine in November, 2013.

  • Dart Award Winner

    Apr 9 2014

    Grace Through Grief: A Shattered Family Recovers

    This intimate seven-part print and multimedia series tells the story of Arturo Martinez, who suffered life-threatening injuries after an intruder broke into his house and sexually assaulted and murdered his wife and daughter while the rest of the family slept. Judges called "Grace Through Grief" a “deeply reported and inspiring portrayal of a family in the aftermath of horror.” Originally published in the Las Vegas Sun in April, 2013.

  • Dart Award Honorable Mention

    Apr 9 2014

    The Price of a Stolen Childhood

    Ina Jang / New York Times: 
When Nicole was a child, her father took pornogr ...

    This thought-provoking feature tells the stories of victims of child pornography and chronicles their pursuit of restitution from men who view their images, exploring a wide range of legal and emotional issues. Judges praised “The Price of a Stolen Childhood” for “gracefully delivering on its promise to illustrate the emotional, legal and financial impact of a new source of trauma,” and for “showing the complexity of legal interventions and their unintended consequences for victims and survivors.” Originally published in The New York Times Magazine in January, 2013.

  • Announcement

    Mar 25 2014

    Ethical Reporting on Traumatised People: New DVD

    
“It makes you feel like you’re a prisoner in your own house, (the media) waiting for hours a ...

    In conjunction with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Dart Centre Asia Pacific presents a new teaching video dealing with the treatment of news sources, "Getting it Right: Ethical Reporting on People Affected by Trauma." The project was developed to supplement teaching materials for journalism educators. 

  • Event Video

    Jan 30 2014

    Local History and Demographics: The Philadelphia Migration Project

    In this video, Domenic Vitello walks workshop participants through the local history and demographics of Philadelphia's immigrants and refugees.

  • Event Video

    Jan 30 2014

    The Community Experience: Reporting from the Inside Out

    In this video, Alia Malek and Garry Pierre-Pierre explore best practices in reporting on immigrants and refugees, and share tips for journalists who are not working in ethnic media.

  • Tip Sheet

    Jan 20 2014

    Tips for Covering Immigrant Populations: A Nonprofit's Perspective

    Following our workshop, “Covering Immigrants & Refugees,” Amanda Begson-Shilcock from the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, shared tips for working with immigrants.

  • Event Video

    Jan 15 2014

    Immigrant and Refugee Law & Policy: An Overview

    In this video, Fernando-Chang Muy provides an overview of immigrant and refugee law and policy.

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