The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies has released a briefing paper on the trauma of hate-based violence, reviewing existing research on its impacts and evaluating the mental health needs of targeted survivors and communities.
Resources for Sexual Violence, Blog Posts
Following yesterday's hearings, women, including survivors of interpersonal violence, have been contacting Dart's Elana Newman, shaken to their core. Please consult our library of resources on covering sexual assault and gender violence.
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.
In the wake of the Larry Nassar sentencing, Poynter's Kelly McBride contends it’s time to rewrite journalism policies on naming survivors.
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies has released a special issue on sexual harassment and sexual assault, featuring articles and resources available at no cost through the end of the year.
Earlier this month, the Dart Center co-sponsored a screening of the Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight,” followed by a conversation with two Boston Globe team members portrayed in the film, editor Walter "Robby" Robinson and reporter Sacha Pfeiffer. The latest "On Assignment Podcast," produced by The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards, features the conversation between Robinson, Pfeiffer and Columbia Journalism School professor Betsy West.
More than one in three women worldwide say they have experienced physical violence in their lifetime, according to a staggering new report presented to the United Nations General Assembly last week. The report also finds that one in 10 girls under the age of 18 was forced to have sex.
Two scholars at the UNC School of Journalism & Mass Communication's Irina Project monitor media representations of sex trafficking, and advocate for responsible and accurate reporting on what has become the world's most common form of slavery, and its fastest-growing criminal enterprise.
In response to the growing problem of sexual assault on college campuses, the Journalist’s Resource project based at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy released a roundup of oft-overlooked research and recommendations for journalists. See the full list here.