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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.

Uncovered: Reporting on Violence Against Women

Uncovered is a resource developed by journalists, for journalists, to improve their understanding of the complexities of violence against women and their role in changing attitudes around the issue. The website will constructively critique mainstream media reporting on violence against women – giving journalists a better understanding of what’s right, what’s wrong and what’s missing in coverage.

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