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.
Feb 22-24, 2016

Training: Disaster Reporting, Self-care & Peer Support

Kathmandu - Nepal - Asia Pacific
In Kathmandu, Nepal, the Dart Centre Asia Pacific led a training for 22 journalists in collaboration with the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ). The three-day training focused on ethical reporting during disasters; self-care and peer support in the aftermath of April's earthquakes which resulted in the deaths of more than 8,000 people.
Oct 27-30, 2016

Reporting Safely in Crisis Zones Course

New York, NY - United States
The Dart Center is offering an intensive four-day crisis reporting course at Columbia Journalism School to prepare journalists to work safely and effectively in volatile situations such as war, conflict and disaster zones. The course emphasizes risk assessment and harm prevention. Applications are now closed.

OSCE Launches Publication on the Safety of Female Journalists Online

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has released an online compilation of research on and potential solutions to online abuse involving female journalists. The publication features essays from reporters, scholars and free speech advocates. The Dart Center contributed a chapter on evidence-based approaches to prevention and intervention, including methods for exploring motives, understanding terminology and reducing stigma.

 

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