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A new report by the International News Safety Institute (INSI) and the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) found nearly two-thirds of women in the news media have experienced some form of intimidation, threats or abuse.
On January 25, the 2013-2014 Ochberg Fellows concluded a week of seminars and conversations on new developments in trauma science, and journalism craft and practice on issues of violence, conflict and trauma.
As Australian journalist Peter Greste appears in court for the first time since his Dec. 29 arrest, the Dart Centre Asia Pacific calls on the government of Egypt to release him and his 19 colleagues now.
On February 11, Mexican journalist Gregario Jimenez de la Cruz, who covered the police beat in Veracruz, was kidnapped and murdered. While the official story attributes the blame to personal differences with a local bar owner, evidence points to a more sinister motive involving Jimenez's reporting.
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has published a full report on the number of journalists and media staff killed worlwide in 2013.
Pakistani journalists face threats from both militant groups and government agencies for doing their jobs. Many have been killed with complete impunity for the killers. Speaking at Columbia's Journalism School, a group of nine journalists representing television and print media outlets, recounted the challenges, dangers, and victories of reporting in Pakistan.
ProPublica's Lois Beckett writes about the high rates of PTSD experienced in America's most violent neighborhoods. In some areas, rates of PTSD surpass those of Iraq, Afghanistan, or Vietnam veterans. There are few options for the diagnosis and treatment of civilians and there are families and communities are facing debilitating consquences.
A new feature story in the American Psychological Association’s Monitor spotlights the interdisciplinary nature of the Dart Center’s work.
Following the landmark PTSD case in which a journalist referred to as "AZ" sought damages against Australia's The Age newspaper, Bree Knoester, one of the plaintiff's lawyers, reflects on the case, which was ultimately won by The Age. "Perhaps injuries are not preventable at all," Knoester writes. "What is clear, particularly through the work of Dart, is that there are systems that can be put in place by media organisations."