Dozens of devastating tornadoes roared through five U.S. states over the weekend, leaving more than 90 people dead as of press time, in what President Joe Biden said was "one of the largest" storm outbreaks in history. We've identified some resources to help you cover the trauma of these disasters
Resources on Disaster
- The Psychological Cost of Disasters
- Disaster Action Guide: Reflections on Personal Experience of Disaster
- Disaster Action Guide: Personal Reflections and Guidelines for Interviewers
- Disaster Action: Leaflet for Survivors
- After the Storm: Louisiana Awaits Help As Media Moves On
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- October 12, 2021
On September 30th, the 2021 Dart Awards honorees joined us for three roundtable conversations to discuss their craft, and approach to writing and reporting complex stories.
- June 22, 2021 by Isobel Thompson
This style guide is designed as a quick, authoritative reference for reporters, editors and producers working on tight deadlines. It includes brief evidence-informed guidance on news choices, language usage and ethics in reporting on the impact of trauma on individuals, families and communities; recommendations for appropriate use of relevant psychological and scientific terminology; and special considerations when reporting on consequential trauma-laden issues such as racism and sexual violence.
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