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Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma is an educational charitable organization that promotes the physical and emotional safety of journalists in Canada and abroad. We also address the impact of coverage on people caught up in violent and traumatic stories as well as the effects that covering violence and trauma may have on news consumers.
| LATEST RECOMMENDED READING and UPCOMING EVENTS
- 22 April Dart Center event to be live-streamed: "Sandy Hook and Beyond: Breaking News, Trauma and Aftermath"
- Is it right to refuse work from freelance journalists in Syria because it's too dangerous? Discussion on CBC Radio's
- INSI Blog: 2012 global death toll for journalists "third worst on record"
- Dart Center's Bruce Shapiro weighs in on the ethical issues of interviewing children at traumatic news events
- YouTube Video now available of 20 November CAJ/Ryerson panel "Journalism and Remembrance: Interviewing Survivors of Trauma" - advice and links to resources for journalists covering traumatic events
- "Covering Children & Trauma" -- guidelines by investigative reporter Ruth Teichroeb (for the Dart Center)
- Newtown, Connecticut tragedy: "How can we explain shootings if we don't report on mental illness?" - article by Andrew Beaujon,
- Dart Asia-Pacific's journalist-to-journalist trauma awareness video now available on YouTube
- PDN Pulse: "Your cellphone is not your friend - and other security tips for conflict zones
- Stephen Ward's essay on how media covers suicides of public figures
Last updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 15:08