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  • Fellowships

    The Ochberg, Asia and Academic Fellowship programs.

  • Awards

    The Dart Awards honor excellence in reporting violence and tragedy.

  • Publications

    Guidebooks and DVDs on best practices in covering trauma.

  • Training

    Specialized training and seminars for journalists and newsrooms.

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In Depth

New Resources for Journalism Educators

To assist journalism educators and college media advisors in training the next generation of journalists, the Dart Center is pleased to announce a new compendium of resources developed in collaboration with Dart Academic Fellow and San Diego State Associate Professor of Journalism, Amy Schmitz Weiss.

Features

  • Dart Award News

    2014 Dart Award Winners Announced

    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

    Taking Time, Building Trust: Dispatch from Down Under

    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

    Covering Ebola: Reporters Speak

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

  • In Depth

    Hong Kong's Quiet Revolution

    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

    Remembering September 11

    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.

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