This story is one in an occasional series about Race, Ethnicity and Journalism Ethics from the Center for Journalism Ethics.
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Suggested practices from the Poynter Institute on finding sources and interview subjects for stories about victims and witnesses to trauma.
Following the Umpqua Community College shooting in Oregon, Dave Cullen shares tips he's learned after 16 years of covering massacres.
Link to the VA's PTSD Online Coach, a tool for self-managing and understanding PTSD.
Information from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD for journalists on PTSD and the potential for journalists to experience PTSD in the wake of traumatic experiences while reporting.
Description, links and contact information for the National Domestic Violence Hotline, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, Office For Victims of Crime and more.