At Columbia Journalism School in New York City, Dean Steve Coll led a panel featuring David Rohde, Rukmini Callimachi, Phil Balboni, Nicole Tung and Joel Simon on the risks, rewards, and inner workings of conflict reporting in the aftermath of the tragic murders of reporters James Foley and Steven Sotloff.
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Following the murders of Steven Sotloff and James Foley by Islamic State extremists, foreign correspondent Nadine Marroushi wrote in The Telegraph about the physical and mental health risks of reporting from conflict zones, and her own battle with PTSD.
In response to a passionate video from Channel 4 anchor Jon Snow urging viewers to act in response to the conflict in Gaza, BBC correspondent David Loyn contends that Snow's reporting walks the line of propaganda.
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.
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.