Quick tips on covering sexual violence, from preparation to writing the story.
Whether your beat is family violence or natural disaster, the news choices you face are difficult, and affect your subjects, policy makers and the wider public. This page offers a wide range of quick tips, deep background and training and support programs to help journalists cover bad news better.
On February 12, 2015, a coalition of major news companies and journalism organizations gathered to endorse worldwide freelance protection standards.
Psychologist Anthony Feinstein examines a confluence of factors that can undermine the emotional well-being of journalists, including the emergence of new threats in Syria, the relentless nature of the conflict and those predominantly tasked with covering it. This piece was originally published in The Globe and Mail.
The agenda and full list of speakers for Covering Guns and Gun Violence, to be held May 29-30, 2015, is currently being developed. Below are confirmed speakers as of this date. Additional names will be added as they become available.
In October, the Dart Center hosted a three-day conference to deepen journalists' reporting on Cuba and Cuban-American relations featuring historians, scholars, economists, policymakers and award-winning journalists. Click here for full video coverage.
Amy Wilentz, journalist and author of "Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter From Haiti," reflects on the five-year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti.
A 40-page guide to help journalists, photojournalists and editors report on violence while protecting both victims and themselves.
This documentary, available online and on DVD, features a wide range of Australian journalists their recounting experiences covering traumatic stories.
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