Al-Jazeera correspondent Peter Greste spent 400 days in an Egyptian prison, after being tried on charges that included spreading false news and aiding the Muslim Brotherhood. He spoke with Ochberg Fellow Stuart Hughes about finding the strength to cope with the ordeal.
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Las consecuencias del cubrimiento de tragedias, las precarias condiciones laborales y hasta el acoso sexual en el gremio periodístico están siendo tema de estudio por parte de investigadores del Centro Dart Para Periodismo y Trauma.
The Solutions Journalism Network has released a 48-page guide to encourage rigorous reporting about responses to social problems.
In an article for Poynter this week, Katie Hawkins-Gaar considers the mental health challenges faced by journalists tasked with watching and vetting graphic user-generated content, and the responsiblities of the news organizations for whom they do it.
In a recent interview with ABC Back Story, Peter Drought discussed the emotional impact of covering the 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires, and shared advice on working safely and coping with trauma.
Behind the News, a weekly ABC News broadcast, has launched a new web page designed to support students who are exposed to distressing news.
On January 22, the 2015 Ochberg Fellows concluded a week of seminars and conversations on trauma science, journalism craft and ethics around covering violence, conflict and trauma.
A hostage situation in Sydney ended early Tuesday morning with two hostages and the gunman dead. In the aftermath, we share resources for reporters on interviewing victims and survivors, self-care and working with reporters exposed to traumatic events.
Dr. Elana Newman and her staff have developed a confidential online survey designed to better understand the various forms of occupational risk and stress faced by working journalists. The survey is available in English and in Spanish.