For the first time, the United Nations Human Rights Council's biannual resolution on journalist safety urges all states to release arbitrarily detained journalists and to protect the rights of reporters to use digital encryption and anonymity tools.
As hurricane season approaches in the American Southeast, the Shorenstein Center offers a useful starting point for journalists looking to report on the migratory effects that these natural disasters can have on communities in the Gulf Coast.
Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation — with partners Reporters Without Borders and A Culture of Safety Alliance — have published an online curriculum guide for college journalism educators to teach students about the growing risk of reporting in conflict zones around the world.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake shook Central Italy early Wednesday killing at least 241 people and injuring more than 100. Please consult our tips and resources on covering disaster, interviewing victims and survivors, and working with reporters exposed to traumatic events.
A recent study reveals that at least half of the more than 1.2 million new refugees to Europe needed treatment for depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.
The Jacobs Foundation is now accepting applications for a five-day journalism fellowship aimed at advancing public understanding of research in the fields of psychology and youth development.
Freelance journalists and documentary filmmakers working to expose human rights abuses are eligible to apply for a $3,000 CDN bursary to underwrite the cost of hostile environment training.
On April 28, 1996, a gunman with two semi-automatic assault rifles killed 35 people in a cafe in Port Arthur, Tasmania. On the twentieth anniversary of the shootings, Gary Tippet, former senior writer for The Age, spoke with ABC Radio Victoria's Nicole Chvastek about the effects of covering the attack and its aftermath.
At the tenth International Journalism Festival in Perugia, a panel of experts gathered to discuss the effects of vicarious trauma among news professionals, and possible solutions to graphic image overload.