A standard operating procedure (S.O.P.) is a device for building a systematic approach to a task. This guide goes through a series of structured steps for how to craft a personalised workflow for handling graphic content that depicts death, injury, and other violations.
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- Developing Your Own Standard Operating Procedure for Handling Traumatic Imagery
- Your Mental and Digital Health are a Priority
- Questioning our assumptions: basic reporting processes, mass tragedy and engagement
- The Cost of Duterte’s War on Drugs
- American Psychological Association - Help Center
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- April 4, 2017 by Gavin Rees
- February 12, 2017 by Jose Jaime "Nonoy" Espina
In the seven months since Rodrigo Duterte became president of the Philippines, his war on drugs has left more than 7,000 dead. Nonoy Espina, Senior Editor at InterAksyon in the Philippines writes that the task of documenting this horrific killing spree has taken a heavy toll on his colleagues.
- January 30, 2017
Dr. Elana Newman and her staff have developed an anonymous online survey designed to better understand journalists’ experience with hostile environment, first aid, and safety training.
- January 29, 2017
Link to the American Psychological Association's Help Center, which provides resources and advice for dealing with a variety of psychological issues including stressful workplaces, the aftermath of disasters and other traumatic experiences, sleep issues, and other sources of mental health problems.
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