Two scholars at the UNC School of Journalism & Mass Communication's Irina Project monitor media representations of sex trafficking, and advocate for responsible and accurate reporting on what has become the world's most common form of slavery, and its fastest-growing criminal enterprise.
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Journalists working with a steady stream of uncensored violent imagery generated by the public are at increased risk of adverse psychological consequences, according to research published yesterday in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Open.
For more than two decades, Dart Media curator and documentary photographer Donna DeCesare has documented the impact of gangs, violence, and migration on children living in Central America. Here, she offers her take on the current border crisis.
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.
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.