A final word from Executive Director Bruce Shapiro following the Dart Centre's daylong forum "Reporting Responsibly into the Royal Commission on Child Sexual Abuse."
If a client's trauma was in the news, or if they contended with traumatic events as a journalist, you may find yourself on uncharted terrain. The Dart Center promotes dialogue and networking among clinicians and journalists, raising awareness of each groups' obligations, ethics and best practices.
Dart Centre Europe Director Gavin Rees recently wrote for the BBC about the importance of taking account of trauma, not only for the well-being of journalists but the integrity of their work. The BBC hosted a day of workshops aimed at sharing expertise on working in hostiles environments, aimed particularly at freelancers.
In a new book about challenges facing journalism, Dart Centre Europe Director Gavin Rees contributes a chapter about recent insights into trauma science and what journalists and media scholars can learn about them.
Matthew Ricketson, a director of the Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma Asia-Pacific, review's David Finkel's latest book "Thank You For Your Service." A version of this review originally appeared in The Weekend Australian on October 12, 2013. On November 20, the Dart Center will host a conversation between Finkel and Steve Coll at Columbia Journalism School in New York City. Click here for event details.
On Monday night, winners of the 75th Annual Maria Moors Cabot Prizes Ceremony were honored at Columbia University's Low Memorial Library. They included Jon Lee Anderson, Mauri König and Alejandro Santos Rubino, as well as documentary photographer and Dart Media Curator Donna De Cesare. Her acceptance speech is published below. Her new book is here.
Zu einer Fortbildung für Lokaljournalisten mit Gastvorträgen vieler hochkarätiger Expertinnen und Experten lädt das Dart Center Deutschland vom 8. - 10. Dezember in das Nordkolleg Rendsburg ein. Bitte bewerben Sie sich ab sofort.
Whether clinicians like it or not, children and families affected by trauma are routinely covered by the media. When that happens, clinicians often face difficult choices.
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