Last month, a massive fire tore through the Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, London, killing at least 80 people and injuring 70 more. Jason Parkinson, a freelance video journalist, arrived on the scene the next morning. Here, he reflects on his experience covering this tragedy.
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- July 31, 2017 by Jason Parkinson
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At the 2017 Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany, Dart Centre Europe's Gavin Rees joined photographers Capucine Granier-Deferre and Patrick Tombola to discuss coping with trauma while reporting from conflict zones.
- June 29, 2017
A cohort of major Swedish media companies have formally agreed on a common approach to safety training for journalists working in high-risk areas, and have committed to taking the same responsibility for freelancers as for salaried employees.
- June 26, 2017 by Ginger Gorman
In tandem with her Sydney Morning Herald feature story "Staring down internet trolls: My disturbing cat and mouse game." journalist Ginger Gorman shares tips for dealing with cyberbullying.
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