Resources for Reporting on the Jakarta Hotel Bombings
On the morning of Friday, July 17, at least eight people were killed and fifty injured in near-simultaneous bombings of two luxury hotels in Jakarta, Indonesia. It was the first major terrorist attack to take place on Indonesian soil in several years.
To help journalists covering this story, in Indonesia and around the world, the Dart Center is aggregating useful resources. If you have an addition, please add it in the comments.
Dart Center Resources
- A Bahasa-Indonesian version of the Dart Center's 40-page guide to help journalists, photojournalists and editors report on violence while protecting both victims and themselves.
- English-language tip sheets on covering a catastrophe, five steps to covering a disaster effectively, and working with emergency services.
- English-language fact sheets, making scientific consensus accessible on the effects of traumatic coverage on journalists, media consumers in general and children in particular.
- An English-language Self-Study Unit on Covering Terrorism.
- Dart Center partner organization Yayasan Pulih, a trauma recovery and psychosocial intervention non-profit in Indonesia.
- Yayasan Pulih's Bahasa-Indonesian guidelines for journalists.
- Yayasan Pulih's hotline: 08881816860 / 021-98286398