Christchurch is in crisis mode, as recovery efforts continue to free hundreds still trapped in collapsed buildings in the city's central business district. Dart Australasia offers resources to those covering the quake.
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Applications are now open for college and university journalism educators seeking to hone their classroom skills in the coverage of tragic events. The program is set for June 15-18 at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City; deadline is March 25.
For an example of guts, discipline and composure under duress, listen to a dispatch early on in the demonstrations, by Jack Shenker, The Guardian's Cairo correspondent.
In the wake of the Tucson shootings, two compelling pieces – one very personal, one highly philosophical – examine the suffering of families of the mentally ill and our broken health care and criminal justice systems.
Who says it's the media's job to be a cheerleader for closure? Dave Cullen invites journalists to be a little less glib – and a lot more respectful – about the pain visited upon people affected by the Arizona shootings.
Todd Gitlin, chair of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism's doctoral program, explains on NPR's "On The Media" why criminal prosecution of Wikileaks sets a dangerous precedent for journalism.
As an organisation concerned with the safety and well-being of media professionals, Dart Centre Australasia and its associates call upon the Australian Government to protect the civil rights of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
As the Obama Administration weighs criminal prosecution of Wikileaks and its founder over release of a trove of diplomatic cables, members of the Columbia Journalism School faculty warn such action could endanger the work of all investigative journalists.
When a community is hit by a tragedy – natural disaster, accident or crime – local broadcasters are often the first on the scene. And they continue to bear witness long after bigger media groups have gone.