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Jan 15, 2021

Free Training Webinar: Covering Riots and Civil Unrest

North America
12:00pm
In response to the violent attack on the US Capitol last week, and with the possibility of more disruptions around the country, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma will be offering a 90-minute training webinar at no charge to reporters, editors, photographers, and other news professionals covering riots and civil unrest.

How to Safely Cover Riots and Civil Unrest

Covering civil unrest can be frightening and dangerous. A crowd may turn violent with little warning and police can target journalists or mistake them for rabble rousers. It’s particularly challenging to maintain social distancing during a riot, so take extra precautions to stay on the edge for quick exit. Bring extra masks, gloves and sanitizer for gear.

E-mail Security Tips

Journalists are increasingly being targeted through their email. Virtually every hack of an individual reporter or entire news organization starts with a relatively simple attack: phishing and spear phishing. Prepare yourself for this eventuality with this e-mail hygiene guide from the Freedom of the Press Foundation.

Surveillance Self Defense

Modern technology has given those in power new abilities to eavesdrop and collect data. Surveillance Self-Defense is Electronic Frontier Foundation's guide to defending yourself and your sources from surveillance by using secure technology and developing careful practices.

What To Do If Your Phone Is Seized By The Police

You’ve been arrested at an event. You’re taken to the police station and your phone is confiscated. When you’re let out, you realize someone has gone through your digital belongings. What now? See this guide from the Freedom of the Press Foundation.

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