Family and intimate partner violence is the most common crime, yet the least reported. What do journalists need to know to ensure dignified and sensitive reporting on victims and survivors? What does the public need to know about perpetrators? How can news organizations put domestic violence and its prevention onto the public agenda?
Watch our entire slate of panels from the symposium.
The APA’s Division 56 is now accepting nominations for outstanding media contributions to trauma psychology. The deadline is April 15, 2013.
As Congress debates reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, a new DOJ report shows a dramatic drop in IPV incidence. But are the numbers accurate?
In this tipsheet from the 2011 Dart Center workshop "Getting it Right: Covering Youth Violence," Daniel Connolly gives advice on how to investigate youth violence.
In this tipsheet building on the 2011 Dart Center workshop "Out of the Shadows: Reporting on Intimate Partner Violence," Stefanie Friedhoff reviews essential background for reporting on IPV.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
National Center for PTSD
This fact sheet provides information regarding the definition of domestic violence, the prevalence of domestic violence, the dynamics of abusive relationships, the effects of domestic violence, treatment for victims and perpetrators, and resources offering assistance.
Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
A guide for journalists and other media professionals.
Your contributions help the Dart Center nurture informed, innovative and ethical news reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide.
The Dart Center is a project of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.