Oscar's Story: A Case Study in Covering Violence
November 5, 2012 by Ana Arana, Habiba Nosheen
Award-winning investigative journalists Ana Arana and Habiba Nosheen probe the ethical, practical and craft challenges they faced reporting on the case of Oscar Ramirez, a Guatemalan immigrant who, nearly 30 years after the fact, learned he was a survivor of a government massacre. The panel explored the choices involved in interviewing victims, negotiating lines of privacy and confidentiality, and reporting on children.
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