Virginia Tech

  • Special Report

    Apr 19 2009

    Covering School Shootings

    Photo: Alan Cesar / Northern Star: 
Students at Northern Illinois University ...

    Student journalists and advisers from Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois University show how they reported on mass-casualty attacks on their campuses. Video, timelines and tip sheets for student journalists and educators.

  • Blog Post

    Feb 25 2008 12:00 AM

    Virginia Learns from Columbine

    As the one year anniversary of the Virgina Tech massacre approaches, Donna Alvis-Banks of the Roanoke Times seeks guidance from the survivors of the Columbine school shooting. More »

  • Outside Resource

    Covering Tragedy

    2007 Ochberg Fellow Lisa Millar talks about trauma journalism on the National Media Report.

  • Tip Sheet

    Aug 4 2007

    Hometown Catastrophe

    How Newsrooms Can Prepare

     Dart Center Executive Director Bruce Shapiro offers advice to journalists.

  • Behind the Story

    May 22 2007

    "Hokie Pride" Motivates Virginia Tech Student Paper's Coverage of Tragedy

    Robert Bowman recently faced the biggest news coverage challenge of his young life.

  • Blog Post

    Apr 23 2007 11:00 PM

    Rising to a Tragic Occasion

    The Collegiate Daily, the student newspaper at Virginia Tech, began its coverage of last week's tragedy with a two-line report posted at 9:47 a.m., Monday, April 16 ... More »

  • Behind the Story

    Apr 16 2007

    The Virginia Tech Shootings

    Dart Center Ochberg Fellows and other journalists who have covered large-scale killings share their advice for colleagues.

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