Resources for Self-Care & Peer Support

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Vicarious Trauma and Ensuring the Well-being of the Newsroom

Journalists at Storyful witness some of the most graphic and disturbing content emerging from social media on a minute-by-minute basis. Though these journalists are not directly involved in the events they report, the repeated exposure to distressing images, and the need to analyze them closely for verification purposes, can have an emotional effect. This can manifest itself in a form of vicarious trauma. In this video and blog post, Storyful shares the important steps taken by the company to ensure the well-being of its newsroom and offers advice on what to do if you feel you’ve been adversely affected by graphic content.

Apr 23, 2016

Women in Media Panel: Covering Trauma, Tragedy & Conflict

New York, NY - United States - North America
1:00 pm
At Columbia Journalism School in New York City, a panel on covering violence, conflict and tragedy featuring Nicole Young, Judith Matloff, Audra Ang, Judith Sylvester and Ginger Thompson.

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