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.
Resources for Press Freedom, Aftermath & Anniversaries
As the journalism community continues to grapple with the execution of American journalist James Foley in Syria, new details are released about a rescue attempt, and debate begins anew over the use of violent imagery. The Dart Center has resources for journalists coping with this loss, and for those who continue to cover the story.
On the 50th anniversary of the publication of Eichmann in Jerusalem, the Dart Center hosted a lively forum with Pulitzer Prize-winning author and human rights journalist, Tina Rosenberg, and moral philosopher and Einstein Forum director, Susan Neiman.