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 Self-Care & Peer Support
- Apply Now: Rory Peck Trust Resilience Programme
- 12th Global Investigative Journalism Conference
- The Dart Center at the Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival and Symposium
- 2021 Dart Awards: Reporting Tips from the Honorees
- Global Conference on Improving the Protection, Integration and Mental Health of Refugee Journalists
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- Reporters Exposed to Traumatic Events: Tips for Managers and Editors
- Safety & Self-care Strategies for Every Beat
- How to Safely Cover Riots and Civil Unrest
- Talking Trauma in the Newsroom at ABC
- Handling the Death of a Colleague
- Covering Trauma: Impact on Journalists
- Let's Talk: Personal Boundaries, Safety & Women in Journalism
- October 12, 2021
- September 20, 2021 by Camille Baker
Online editor Camille Baker spoke with Britt Wray, PhD about climate change, the mental health crisis it is predicted to induce and how climate reporters can cope with the difficulties of the beat. Wray is an author, broadcaster and researcher. She is also a Human and Planetary Health Fellow at Stanford University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where she investigates the mental health impacts of the climate crisis and their disproportionate burden on young people.
How Can Indigenous Reporters Care for Themselves While Covering Trauma — and How Can Their Newsrooms Help?July 14, 2021 by Camille Baker
In the last months, the remains of over a thousand people, including at least hundreds of Indigenous children, have been discovered on the properties of former residential schools in British Columbia and Saskatchewan. These discoveries have brought to the fore — for now — a subject that has long remained at the margins of mainstream media coverage in the United States: the genocide of millions of Indigenous people by colonizers.
- 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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