In what appears to be the first successful case of its kind, a Melbourne crime reporter has been awarded $180,000 in damages for post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression.
The Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma honor innovative, ethical and effective reporting of human tragedy across all media platforms. Judges will make two awards, each carrying a $5000 cash prize. The submission deadline, January 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm EST, has passed.
Whether you’re a working journalist or a news consumer, you know we are living through exceptional challenges for reporters, photographers and news organizations.
That’s why I hope that this #GivingTuesday, you’ll consider a contribution to the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.
The Ochberg Fellowship, now in its 20th year, is the Dart Center's flagship program for senior and mid-career journalists who wish to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy. The next fellowship will take place July 22-27, 2019. The application deadline has passed.
Speaker bios for the Dart Center's January 2019 reporting institute on early childhood trauma, resilience and the developing brain, with a special focus on the Syrian refugee crisis.
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.
Be human first. Do as much pre-reporting as possible. Find out what questions the child has been asking. When possible, immerse. Make them comfortable. Leave them in a good place. Verify what they’ve told you. And don’t underestimate them.
In January 2019 the Dart Center hosted a four-day journalism training workshop in Amman, Jordan, with a special focus on the Syrian refugee crisis and response.