Resources for War & Civil Conflict, Classroom Resources
Free downloadable lesson plan from PBS focusing on conflict reporting from the Syrian conflict and writing stories for target audiences.
Yamiche Alcindor, Donna DeCesare, Danny Spriggs and Bruce Shapiro discussed practical tactics for assessing risk and and staying safe while reporting. They shared lessons from covering protests, youth gangs, earthquakes and toxic environmental sites among others.
Thousands of pro-democracy protestors took their fight to the doorstep of Hong Kong’s chief executive despite a promise from the government to wait them out. The Occupy Central demonstrators have demanded that the city’s leader, Leung Chun-ying, resign his post or face escalated action. As the protests intensify, news professionals offer insights to reporters and photojournalists on best practices when reporting on volatile street protests.
In a multimedia presentation on covering gangs and paramilitaries, earthquakes and HIV, a photographer and educator explores how collaboration is the key to making images that are both powerful and responsible.