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Mission

The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma is dedicated to informed, effective and ethical news reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy.

The Dart Center:

Advocates ethical and thorough reporting of trauma; compassionate, professional treatment of victims and survivors by journalists; and greater awareness by media organizations of the impact of trauma coverage on both news professionals and news consumers.

Educates  journalists and journalism students about the science and psychology of trauma and the implications for news coverage.

Provides a professional forum for journalists in all media to analyze issues, share knowledge and ideas, and advance strategies related to the craft of reporting on violence and tragedy.

Creates and sustains interdisciplinary collaboration and communication among news professionals, clinicians, academic researchers and others concerned with violence, conflict and tragedy.

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