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.
Resources on Homicide & Mass Shooting
- Interview: Mark Follman and “The True Cost of Gun Violence in America”
- Article: A Mass Shooting, Only in Slow Motion
- Health & Crime Data Sources
- Recommendations for Reporting on Mass Shootings
- Gun violence, firearms buyer background checks and mental illness: Research and insights
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- October 12, 2021
- 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.
- August 4, 2019
Mass shootings challenge the skill, capacity and ethics of news professionals. Below please find tip sheets and other resources for journalists covering these tragedies.
- July 29, 2019
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies has released a briefing paper on the trauma of hate-based violence, reviewing existing research on its impacts and evaluating the mental health needs of targeted survivors and communities.
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