The Dart Center offers an intensive four-day crisis reporting course to prepare journalists to think critically about how to work safely and effectively in volatile situations such as war, conflict and disaster zones, with an emphasis on risk assessment and harm prevention.
Resources for Multimedia, Terrorism
Steve Coll leads a panel featuring David Rohde, Rukmini Callimachi, Phil Balboni, Nicole Tung and Joel Simon on the current risks, rewards, and inner workings of conflict reporting in the aftermath of the tragic murders of reporters James Foley and Steven Sotloff.
Christina Lamb, former foreign correspondent for the Sunday Times, and David Loyn, BBC developing world correspondent, speak to the Dart Center about what journalists should know about Afghanistan and the ethics of reporting conflict.
Early live reports of terrorist attacks are sometimes confusing and misleading. Yet there are also extraordinary examples of media excellence, with journalists risking their lives to inform the nation about an unfolding crisis.