2013 Dart Awards: Covering Violence
On May 1, 2013, the Dart Center celebrated the 2013 Dart Awards winners and honorable mentions and presented a roundtable discussion. The conversation explored the story-behind-the-story, and drilled down on what's involved in undertaking hard-hitting, humane investigations of trauma and pursuing high-impact collaborations. Dart Foundation Vice President James Lammers and Dart Foundation Program Manager Claudia Deschaine presented the awards.
The 2013 Dart Awards went to the Los Angeles Times, for Standing Up: Davien's Story and the collaborative team of Pro Publica, Fundación MEPI and This American Life, for What Happened at Dos Erres and Finding Oscar: Massacre, Memory and Justice in Guatemala. Honorable mentions went to The York Daily Record, The New York Times ‘At War’ Blog and The New York Times Magazine.
Roundtable speakers included: Ana Arana, reporter, Fundación MEPI; Scott Blanchard, editor, York Daily Record; Thomas Brennan, writer, The New York Times 'At War' Blog; James Dao, editor, The New York Times 'At War' Blog; Barbara Davidson, photographer, Los Angeles Times; Molly Hennessy-Fiske, reporter, Los Angeles Times; Habiba Nosheen, freelance reporter and producer, This American Life; Jason Plotkin, visual journalist, York Daily Record; Brian Reed, reporter and producer, This American Life; Sebastian Rotella, senior reporter, ProPublica