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  • Announcement

    Apr 13 2014

    2014 Dart Award Winners Announced

    Bill Healy / This American Life

    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!

  • Announcement

    Nov 10 2014

    Introducing the 2014 Ochberg Fellows

    
Top, L to R: Martin Evans, Abigail Jones, Safiullah Gul, Amanda Rivkin;
Middle, L to R: Amy ...

    The Dart Center has announced the recipients of the 2014 Ochberg Fellowships, a program to deepen journalists' reporting of violence, conflict and tragedy.

    This year’s Fellows include outstanding senior and mid-career journalists in all media, representing eight nations and five continents.

  • In Depth

    Nov 4 2014

    Bangert and Chin on "War Porn"

    Christoph Bangert

    Christoph Bangert and Alan Chin have photographed gruesome scenes around the world and argued with editors about why they are important for the public to see. Earlier this year, Bangert published a new book, “War Porn,” in which he confronts the arguments and ethics over violent imagery in new ways. In a Dart Center exclusive, the two photographers sat down to discuss their work, its origins and impact.

  • In Depth

    Oct 28 2014

    How I'm Coping with Life Inside the Ebola Bubble

    John Moore / Getty Images: 
A Doctors Without Borders (MSF), health worker i ...

    What happens when a disease takes away the ability to touch? From Liberia, Ochberg Fellow and Buzzfeed Africa Bureau Chief Jina Moore on self-care, human connection and reinventing the language of compassion.

  • In Depth

    Oct 26 2014

    Sally Sara on PTSD, Returning from Afghanistan

    Sally Sara / Australian Broadcasting Corporation: 
Local children at a schoo ...

    ABC correspondent and Ochberg Fellow Sally Sara wrote for the first time about experiencing post traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan. Scroll down to listen to her piece, and read the full text below.

  • In Depth

    Oct 19 2014

    Taking Time, Building Trust: Dispatch from Down Under

    ABC: 
As troops return to the Middle East, the true cost of Australia's deca ...

    ABC Australia's News 24 Presenter/Reporter Kumi Taguchi took a break from the quick turnaround of TV news to spend two weeks at a Melbourne repatriation hospital to work on a feature story about PTSD experienced by returned soldiers, The Battle After The War. In this piece, Taguchi writes about becoming comfortable, gaining trust, and her decision to write exclusively for online.

  • In Depth

    Oct 9 2014

    Covering Ebola: Reporters Speak

    John Moore / Getty Images: 
Liberian health worker speaks with families in a ...

    “There is no protocol; people are grasping for information," photographer Glenna Gordon says. This piece was originally published in Columbia Journalism Review

  • In Depth

    Oct 5 2014

    Hong Kong's Quiet Revolution

    Kevin Sites: 
A pro-democracy participant using megaphone to reach a massive ...

    For the past two years, Kevin Sites, a 2012 Ochberg Fellow, has been teaching at the University of Hong Kong’s Journalism and Media Studies Centre. There, in large part to avoid being labeled problem-makers, his students rarely asked questions. For Sites, that's why the student-led protests in Hong Kong have been so remarkable.

  • Exemplary Journalism

    Sep 9 2014

    Remembering September 11

    Mel Levine / Sports Illustrated / Getty Images: 
New York's Twin Towers, in  ...

    Anniversaries mark progress and the passage of time. They can also conjure memories we may not always want to face. On this anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the Dart Center calls attention to a uniquely eloquent journalistic record of the attacks' long aftermath; to a powerful tenth anniversary essay on personal loss and collective historical memory; and to resources available as we seek to better cover, and understand, the longterm effects of horrific events.

  • In Depth

    Sep 9 2014

    Interviewing People with Autism

    Clinical psychologist Nancy Crown offers background and practical tips for interviewing subjects with autism and other developmental disabilities.

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