Psychologist Anthony Feinstein examines a confluence of factors that can undermine the emotional well-being of journalists, including the emergence of new threats in Syria, the relentless nature of the conflict and those predominantly tasked with covering it. This piece was originally published in The Globe and Mail.
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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.
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.