As the international community debates an intervention, independent Syrian journalists spoke to students at the Columbia Journalism School about the personal and professional challenges of covering the conflict.
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Donna De Cesare, the Dart Center’s Latin America Coordinator and Gallery Curator, is a recipient of the prestigious 2013 Maria Moors Cabot Award gold medal for outstanding reporting on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Two prominent Australian journalists, Suzanne Smith and Joanne McCarthy, will not be covering the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. In 2012, McCarthy wrote that child sexual abuse “is the genesis of decades of suffering, the silent wrecking ball in our community behind too many broken families, too many lost and shattered lives and too much pain."
While Hosni Mubarak was airlifted from a prison to a hospital awaiting trial, violent street protests across Egypt continued. The Dart Center has tips for journalists covering such events.
We're please to share a terrific new resource from our colleagues at WITNESS on interviewing survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, created in consultation with Dart Center Research Director, Elana Newman.
At this year's AEJMC Conference, Dart Center Faculty Fellow Ari Goldman will present at a pre-conference workshop on the ethics of trauma journalism and classroom techniques, while 2011 Dart Center Academic Fellow Amy Schmitz-Weiss will present her research at “Beyond the Border: Teaching Journalism in the US and Mexico.”
This past weekend, the American Psychological Association's Division 56 granted seven awards for meritorious contributions to the field of trauma psychology, including two Media Awards for contributions to the field.
On July 17th, the United Nations held an open debate on the issue of safety of journalists, focusing on protection for those targeted in conflict zones, and impunity for perpetrators. One week later, journalists, technologists and government officials gathered for TechCamp NYC in an effort to figure out ways in which technology can help make the practice of journalism safer.