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Programs

  • 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.

Tip Sheet

Reporting on Sexual Violence

Quick tips on covering sexual violence, from preparation to writing the story.

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!

  • 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.

  • In Depth

    Interviewing People with Autism

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

  • Special Report

    Does UGC Lead to PTSD?

    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.

  • Tip Sheet

    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.

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