Yamiche Alcindor, Donna DeCesare, Danny Spriggs and Bruce Shapiro discussed practical tactics for assessing risk and and staying safe while reporting. They shared lessons from covering protests, youth gangs, earthquakes and toxic environmental sites among others.
Resources for War & Civil Conflict
Thomson Reuters will cover the costs for up to fourteen freelance journalists to attend a five-day Hostile Environment Training course run in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Following the unveiling of a memorial for Australian war reporters, media commentators called into question guidelines set out in the Pentagon’s recently released “Law of War” manual.
The Dart Center offers an intensive four-day crisis reporting course to prepare journalists to think critically about how to work safely and effectively in volatile situations such as war, conflict and disaster zones, with an emphasis on risk assessment and harm prevention.
In 2011, at the age of 17, Anastasia Vlasova covered protests in Kiev for the first time. Three years later when the first wave of major violence erupted in Ukraine, she was studying journalism in her first semester of graduate school. “I wanted to shake people's shoulders and say, wake up! There's a war going on in our country.” A Q&A with Alan Chin.
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