Suggested ways news personnel can minimise further harm when working with victims and survivors.
Resources for Self-Care & Peer Support, Tip Sheets
Staff care tips for managers and editors of news personnel exposed to traumatic events.
Consejos de cuidado personal para trabajadores de medios de comunicación expuestos a eventos traumáticos
A Spanish-language version of a tip sheet on journalist self-care from Dart Centre Asia Pacific.
Coverage of any disaster, whether it is man-made or natural, can be a difficult venture for a newsroom. While it has been particularly devastating, Hurricane Katrina is similar to other disasters in that it caused death and destruction—and grief for many people.