2005 Ochberg Fellow and Australian Broadcasting Corporation journalist Phil Williams offered his gratitude to the oft-overlooked fixers and drivers on last week's edition of ABC's Correspondent's Report.
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In response to the growing problem of sexual assault on college campuses, the Journalist’s Resource project based at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy released a roundup of oft-overlooked research and recommendations for journalists. See the full list here.
The past several weeks has seen a sharp spike in news coverage of the humanitarian crisis on the United States-Mexico border. On WNYC's "On the Media", Carlos Dada, co-founder and editor of the El Salvadoran newspaper El Faro, spoke with Bob Garfield about the crisis and what the US media is missing.
At the 2014 Investigative Reporters & Editors Conference, the Dart Center hosted panels on investigating veterans issues and human rights in the Americas. Full audio from the panels is available here.
At a meeting in London organized by Women In Journalism, foreign correspondents Juliana Ruhfus of Al Jazeera English, and Dame Ann Leslie of the Daily Mail, shared their tips and tricks on reporting in dangerous and sensitive places.
Amnesty International has launched a new, open-source app to help those facing attack, kidnapping or torture.
Australian journalist Peter Greste and his Al Jazeera colleagues Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were sentenced to long prison terms today in Cairo. The Dart Centre Asia Pacific Board of Directors calls on the government of Egypt to release Greste and his colleagues immediately.
In a recent article, Ochberg Fellow Jina Moore reports on the planning for physical and psychological trauma support outreach for the kidnapped Nigerian students and their families.
In the wake of allegations that Cambodian human rights activist Somaly Mam may have fabricated parts of her own story of being sold into sex slavery, important questions are surfacing again about journalistic ethics and responsibility when dealing with victims of sexual assault.