The News Organizations Safety Self-Assessment provides a tool for news outlets to review and improve their current safety practices and protocols. It should help news organizations to identify and better understand their own weaknesses and strengths in relation to the security of all individuals working for them exposed to danger, including freelancers.
Everyone has a right to dignity. Use creative approaches. Photograph objects. Maintain confidentiality. Work with reporters you trust. Think about how you’d want your own story told. Don’t be afraid of taking a beautiful shot. Remember why you're there.
The ACOS Alliance today launched a new resource that will help news outlets to review and improve their current safety practices and protocols.
By Robin Gurwitch, Elana Newman, Alyssa Rippy & Greg Leskin
“Whoever of you sees an evil, let him change it with his hand; and if he is not able to do so, then let him change it with his tongue; and if he is not able to do so, then with his heart."
- Prophet Mohammed
A tip sheet for journalists and newsroom managers on dealing with online hate speech and harassment. Click here for a Spanish version.
In what appears to be the first successful case of its kind, a Melbourne crime reporter has been awarded $180,000 in damages for post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression.
The Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma honor innovative, ethical and effective reporting of human tragedy across all media platforms. Judges will make two awards, each carrying a $5000 cash prize. The submission deadline, January 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm EST, has passed.
Whether you’re a working journalist or a news consumer, you know we are living through exceptional challenges for reporters, photographers and news organizations.
That’s why I hope that this #GivingTuesday, you’ll consider a contribution to the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.