The Sri Lanka situation in many ways represents what is being experienced across the globe – journalists are not equipped deal with online threats, harassment or direct attacks. Very few recognise the emotional toll and impact on their lives.
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Designed for researchers familiar with basic psychometrics, this document aims to explain how to evaluate and use the Journalism Occupational Behavioral Checklist (JOB-CL) in research studies.
As the heat wave and bush fire crisis continues across Australia, we have assembled resources for journalists on covering disaster and recovery, interviewing victims and survivors, and working with colleagues exposed to traumatic events.
The Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma honor innovative, ethical and effective reporting of violence, trauma and tragedy across all media platforms. Judges will make two awards, each carrying a $5,000 cash prize. The submission deadline -- January 30, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST -- has passed.
In September 2019, the Dart Center hosted a journalism training workshop focused on children and the international refugee crisis.
Designed for researchers, this document aims to explain how to evaluate and use the Journalist Traumatic Exposure Scale in research studies. The language is simplified such to be useful to most beginning researchers who are familiar with basics in psychometric concepts, ANOVAs and regression analysis in research design.
This report is the first to map in detail the risks that traumatic stress and moral injury pose to those working in documentary and factual TV. In releasing it, the Dart Centre is calling for informed policies around the management of traumatic content, greater awareness of mental health, and more attention on ethical and emotional challenges of working with vulnerable contributors.