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Nepal Earthquake: One Year Later

One year after a pair of powerful earthquakes shook Nepal, resulting in the deaths of more than 8,000 people, Ochberg Fellow and Dart Asia Pacific Regional Facilitator Amantha Perera writes about the challenges of covering this tragedy and its aftermath, featuring lessons learned from Nepali journalists Sudarshan Khatiwada, Makar Shrestha and Sangita Shrestha. With reporting by Deepak Adhikari in Kathmandu.

Apr 23, 2016

Women in Media Panel: Covering Trauma, Tragedy & Conflict

New York, NY - United States - North America
1:00 pm
At Columbia Journalism School in New York City, a panel on covering violence, conflict and tragedy featuring Nicole Young, Judith Matloff, Audra Ang, Judith Sylvester and Ginger Thompson.

A Survivor’s Life

This searing, intimate feature tells the story of Cheyeanne Fitzgerald, the youngest survivor of the Umpqua Community College shooting in Roseburg Oregon, as she struggles against myriad challenges in the massacre’s aftermath. Judges described “A Survivor’s Story” as an “eye-opening,” “brutally honest" portrait of the intense difficulties and complexities of trauma and recovery. Originally published in the Washington Post in December, 2015.

Everything is Yours, Everything is Not Yours

Clemantine Wamariya, who at age six fled the Rwandan genocide with her sister, spent seven years wandering central Africa as a refugee, eventually coming to the United States and succeeding by every conventional marker. Judges called the piece “clear-eyed,” “tremendously insightful,” and “gracefully and honestly told.” Originally published by Matter in June, 2015.

The Other Disappeared

This comprehensive, interactive multimedia series in Spanish and English tells the stories of those in and around Iguala, Mexico, who had lost family members to kidnappings and killings, living in a purgatory of silence for years, and their quest for answers and justice. Judges described “The Other Disappeared” as a “tour de force,” reported with “incredible depth, rigor and compassion." Originally published by The Associated Press between September - December, 2015.

2016 Dart Award Finalists

This year's Dart Awards went to The Associated Press for "The Other Disappeared" and The Washington Post for "A Survivor's Life." An honorable mention went to Matter. 

The following nine pieces were finalists: The Boston Globe, “The Life and Times of Strider Wolf”; CBS/ 60 Minutes, “30 Years on Death Row”; Frontline with ProPublica,“Terror in Little Saigon”; The Guardian US, “The Counted”; The Los Angeles Times, "The Loneliest War”; The Marshall Project with ProPublica, “An Unbelievable Story of Rape”; NPR “Missed Treatment”; NPR “What Shapes Health”; and WNYC/Radio Rookies “Dating Violence”

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