Features for Clinicians

  • Announcement

    Apr 14 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!

  • In Depth

    Oct 20 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 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 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 10 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 6 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.

  • In Depth

    Sep 10 2014

    Interviewing People with Autism

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

  • Tip Sheet

    Aug 12 2014

    Working with Traumatic Imagery

    Photographs and video of horrifying, violent acts may provide essential documentation of human tragedy. But however compelling its news value, traumatic imagery needs to be handled with care, as it can place the wellbeing of those who work with it at risk.

  • Special Report

    Aug 12 2014

    Does UGC Lead to PTSD?

    Joe Skipper / Reuters: 
Guests tour the "Acquisition Room", which receives t ...

    Journalists working with a steady stream of uncensored violent imagery generated by the public are at increased risk of adverse psychological consequences, according to research recently published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Open. Partly in response to this study, the Dart Center has released a new, comprehensive tip sheet for journalists working with traumatic imagery.

  • Interview

    Aug 10 2014

    Dianne Solis on Border Crisis, Migrant Children

    Eric Gay / AP: 
A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who cros ...

    Dianne Solis, senior writer for the Dallas Morning News, has been covering immigration for the past 25 years. As the humanitarian crisis on the southern border continues, we spoke with Solis about her experiences on the beat, and the challenges of working with children, establishing trust over short periods of time, and providing context for the average reader back home.

  • Tip Sheet

    Aug 7 2014

    Reinvestigating Rape: Tips

    In this tip sheet, Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter and 2008 Dart Award Winner Rachel Dissell offers advice for reporters on understanding forensic testing, crime laws, and how sexual violence can impact survivors and their communities. For the full report, click here. And click here for the Plain Dealer's Reinvestigating Rape project, reported by Dissell and her her colleague Leila Atassi.

  • In Depth

    Aug 7 2014

    Reinvestigating Rape: Old Evidence, New Answers

    Lonnie Timmons III / The Plain Dealer: 
Cleveland police have finished sendi ...

    A growing number of communities across the country are wrestling with how to deal with rape kit backlogs. In this in-depth report, Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter and 2008 Dart Award Winner Rachel Dissell answers common questions about rape kit testing, and provides useful links, resources and questions that reporters can pose to authorities following the reopening of thousands of sexual assault cases nationwide. Click here for quick tips, and click here for the Plain Dealer's Reinvestigating Rape project, reported by Dissell and her colleague Leila Atassi.