Features for Clinicians

  • Announcement

    Mar 25 2014

    Ethical Reporting on Traumatised People

“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. 

  • In Depth

    Aug 27 2015

    Framing the WDBJ Tragedy

    Steve Helber / AP Images: 
WDBJ-TV7 news morning anchor Kimberly McBroom and ...

    As the WDBJ tragedy evolves, how will journalists frame the story?

    *Click for tips on handling the death of a colleague, and tips for managers on coping with trauma in the newsroom.

  • Tip Sheet

    Aug 27 2015

    Handling the Death of a Colleague

    In response to the WDBJ shooting, the Dart Center has released a tip sheet for journalists coping with the death of a colleague.

  • In Depth

    Aug 27 2015

    Living Katrina: 10 Years Later

    Debbie Fleming Caffery: 
A stormy day in the Lower Ninth Ward in August, 200 ...

    On the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we asked seven journalists, a news executive and a clinician from the Gulf Coast to reflect on their experiences and what they’ve learned in the decade since. Scroll down for excerpts, and click to the right for full pieces from Eve Troeh, Clarence Williams, Stan Tiner, Debbie Fleming Caffery, John Pope, Joy Osofsky, June Cross, Russell Lewis and Mark Schleifstein.

  • Tip Sheet

    Aug 27 2015

    Trauma in the Newsroom: Tips for Managers

    In response to the WDBJ shooting, the Dart Center has released a tip sheet for managers for coping with the death of a colleague.

  • Tip Sheet

    Aug 5 2015

    Managing Stress & Trauma on Investigative Projects

    A tip sheet from Executive Director Bruce Shapiro, originally released at the 2005 Investigative Reporters & Editors Annual Conference.

  • Event Video

    Jul 11 2015

    Q&A: A Survivor's Perspective

    Full video and edited transcript; "Getting it Right: Reporting on Gun Violence"; May 29, 2015.

  • Link List

    Jul 9 2015

    Online Resources for Covering Guns

    Resources recommended by speakers and participants at the 2015 Dart Center workshop "Covering Guns."

  • In Depth

    Jul 9 2015

    Reporting the Gun Beat Q&A

    Cheryl Thompson, Investigative Reporter at the Washington Post, Mark Follman, National Affairs Editor at Mother Jones, and Jim MacMillan, Founder and Editor of GunCrisis.org, in conversation with Dart's Bruce Shapiro. Below is a lightly edited version of their conversation.

  • In Depth

    Jul 8 2015

    Getting it Right: A Survivor's Perspective

    Use the shooter's name sparingly, with purpose, and instead focus on the survivors. Avoid salaciousness, but don't sugarcoat the facts. Be gentle, but understand that no matter what, asking a survivor to retell his or her story opens up old wounds.