National Press Club: Interviewing Victims of Sexual Assault

January 8, 2016
National Press Club, Zenger Room
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC, 20045, United States
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Perhaps no task is as daunting for reporters than interviewing a victim of sexual assault. This panel will address how best to avoid pitfalls that could compromise a good story or unnecessarily harm a victim.

Panelists will include journalist Kristen Lombardi, Center for Public Integrity, the author of an investigation award-winning investigation of sexual assaults on campus, Bruce Shapiro, executive director of the Dart Center at Columbia Journalism School, and a representative from RAINN, the nation's largest organization anti-sexual assault organization.