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As revolutions spread across the Middle East in 2011, Syrian American author and Dart Fellow Alia Malek decided to leave New York and move to Damascus, where her family had a home. In an interview with the Dart Center, she talks about the Syrian media, misunderstandings about the conflict, and living undercover. With photos by David Degner.
Speaker bios for the the 2013 Dart Center workshop "Covering Immigrants and Refugees."
On Monday night, winners of the 75th Annual Maria Moors Cabot Prizes Ceremony were honored at Columbia University's Low Memorial Library. They included Jon Lee Anderson, Mauri König and Alejandro Santos Rubino, as well as documentary photographer and Dart Media Curator Donna De Cesare. Her acceptance speech is published below. Her new book is here.
Pakistan is consistently rated one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists. A 2011 Dart Centre Asia Pacific Fellow and the director of Pakistan's first media and development sector watchdog organization, Freedom Network, weighs in on the state of the Pakistani media and a new program to address the problems.
In the coming months, the Dart Center will host an array of panels, conversations and lectures at Columbia Journalism School and around the world. Join us for lively and penetrating discussions with Pultizer prize-winning journalists and others on the science of trauma, disruptive truth-telling, covering violence, visual storytelling, life after war and much more.
Mass shootings occurred in the last week at the Washington DC Navy Yard, at a pickup basketball game in Chicago, and at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, where terrorists killed at least 62 people. The Dart Center has a host of resources for journalists covering these events and their aftermath.
The Ochberg Fellowship, now in its 15th year, is the Dart Center's flagship program for senior and mid-career journalists who wish to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy. The application deadline is October 11, 2013. Click here to apply now!