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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

  • In Depth

    Factory Man: Economic Displacement & Trauma

    Beth Macy's first book, “Factory Man," tells the story of John Bassett III, a third generation factory owner who battles to keep his Galax, Virginia, furniture factory open while everyone around him has closed up shop. "I put myself in the book is because I thought I owed the reader that transparency," she said. "Because these are my people." A Dart Center Q&A.

  • Event Agenda

    Screening: Media Running Amok

    On June 16 at Semianris Campushotel in Berlin, Germany, a screening of an educational film about reporting on highly expressive acts of violence with a short panel to follow. Experts and those featured in the film will also be available for interviews.

  • In Depth

    Covering Natural Disaster in Nepal

    Over the last three weeks, a pair of powerful earthquakes shook Nepal, resulting in the deaths of more than 8,000 people. The Dart Center spoke with journalists Russell Lewis and Amantha Perera, and clinician Patrice Keats, about the challenges of covering this tragedy, including verifying information in a time of emergency, speaking with families of missing people, and working through the personal challenges of covering trauma.

  • In Depth

    Anzac Day: Ethics of Remembrance

    As hundreds of thousands prepare for this Saturday's 100 year anniversary of Anzac Day, journalists must ensure they are promoting healing, not reopening old wounds.

  • In Depth

    On the Front Lines in Ukraine

    In 2011, at the age of 17, Anastasia Vlasova covered protests in Kiev for the first time. Three years later when the first wave of major violence erupted in Ukraine, she was studying journalism in her first semester of graduate school. “I wanted to shake people's shoulders and say, wake up! There's a war going on in our country.” A Q&A with Alan Chin.

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