The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies has released a special issue on refugee children and their families, featuring articles and resources available at no cost through the end of September.
Resources for Interviewing, Blog Posts
At the Perugia Journalism Festival, the Dart Center hosted panels on confronting gendered threats, and on interviewing people with a history of violence. Event video is now available.
A homemade bomb was detonated outside of Manchester Arena on Monday night, killing 22 people and injuring 59 others. The Dart Center has resources and tips for journalists who are tasked with covering this tragedy.
A tractor-trailer slammed into a large crowd at a Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday night, killing 12 people and injuring dozens. The Dart Center has resources and tips in German and English for journalists who are tasked with covering this tragedy.
During my career, I have interviewed dozens of people whose lives have been shattered by trauma. Each time, I agonized over the effect my reporting had on their suffering.
Did my journalistic mission justify probing into their private pain? Did I push too hard for details? Was I properly respectful and empathetic? Did anything positive come of it for them?
At Columbia Journalism School, Katherine Boo - winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and a MacArthur “genius” grant - joined Dean Steve Coll for a discussion of her first book, a powerful and complex work of immersion reporting.
At the 2015 Investigative Reporters & Editors Conference in Philadelphia, the Dart Center sponsored the showcase panel, "Sexual Assault Investigations: Empathy, Accuracy & Transparency," featuring Sheila Coronel, Steve Coll, Bruce Shapiro, Teresa Braeckel, Elana Newman and Nicole Noren. Full panel audio is now available.
WITNESS has released a 6-part video series to accompany their written guide "Conducting Interviews With Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence," created in consultation with Dart Center Research Director, Elana Newman.
We're please to share a terrific new resource from our colleagues at WITNESS on interviewing survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, created in consultation with Dart Center Research Director, Elana Newman.