A cohort of major Swedish media companies have formally agreed on a common approach to safety training for journalists working in high-risk areas, and have committed to taking the same responsibility for freelancers as for salaried employees.
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A homemade bomb was detonated outside of Manchester Arena on Monday night, killing 22 people and injuring 59 others. The Dart Center has resources and tips for journalists who are tasked with covering this tragedy.
Last week, the Dart Center hosted a reception, awards presentation and winners’ roundtable to honor the 2017 Dart Award winners.
Dr. Elana Newman and her staff have developed an anonymous online survey designed to better understand journalists’ experience with hostile environment, first aid, and safety training.
On January 22, the 2017 Ochberg Fellows concluded a week of seminars and conversations on trauma science, journalism craft and ethics around covering violence, conflict and trauma.
A tractor-trailer slammed into a large crowd at a Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday night, killing 12 people and injuring dozens. The Dart Center has resources and tips in German and English for journalists who are tasked with covering this tragedy.
Dart's Executive Director Bruce Shapiro joined Storyful's Della Kilroy and Joe Galvin, and journalists Jenny Hauser and Razan Ibraheem, to discuss the impact of graphic content on both journalists and viewers, as well as methods to confront vicarious trauma in the age of graphic online content consumption.
During my career, I have interviewed dozens of people whose lives have been shattered by trauma. Each time, I agonized over the effect my reporting had on their suffering.
Did my journalistic mission justify probing into their private pain? Did I push too hard for details? Was I properly respectful and empathetic? Did anything positive come of it for them?