Masked gunmen killed 12 people at the Paris offices of a French satirical newspaper on Wednesday. Two days later, police responded to hostage situations involving the two suspects and an alleged accomplice, killing all three. A fourth suspect remains at large. Below are tip sheets and other resources for journalists covering this evolving story.
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The Dart Centre Asia Pacific Fellowships offer seasoned journalists and their editors in the Asia-Pacific region a special opportunity to improve coverage of tragic events. The application deadline has passed.
Full agenda from the 2014 conference, "Covering Cuba in an Era of Change."
Brief speaker bios from the 2014 workshop, "Covering Cuba in an Era of Change."
A Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, left 145 people dead, more than 100 of them children. Among the dead were nine Taliban gunmen, according to the army press office.
The Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma honor innovative, ethical and effective reporting of human tragedy across all media platforms.
The Dart Center has announced the recipients of the 2014 Ochberg Fellowships, a program to deepen journalists' reporting of violence, conflict and tragedy.
This year’s Fellows include outstanding senior and mid-career journalists in all media, representing eight nations and five continents.
Christoph Bangert and Alan Chin have photographed gruesome scenes around the world and argued with editors about why they are important for the public to see. Earlier this year, Bangert published a new book, “War Porn,” in which he confronts the arguments and ethics over violent imagery in new ways. In a Dart Center exclusive, the two photographers sat down to discuss their work, its origins and impact.
Among the many risks journalists face, they are often targets of harassment and aggression. While harassment is a concern for all journalists, female journalists in particular are more likely to be targets [Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), 2011]. Despite increasing awareness of the issue, little is known about journalist-specific risk factors and consequences. Most recently updated in December 2017, this fact sheet summarizes key information about harassment of journalists. (Note: The topic of online harassment is not included in this review).