Three decades after the end of the deadly Khmer Rouge regime, the first of Cambodia's genocide trials has finally begun. More »
On the latest edition of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "Correspondents Report," host Elizabeth Jackson asks senior journalist (and Ochberg Fellow) Lisa Millar and foreign affairs editor Peter Cave about their most fearful reporting experiences. But the stories that they tell of threatening soldiers and beheaded suicide bombers aren't necessarily the ones that most moved them. More »
Welcome to Dart Centre Australasia's new online home. The name ‘Australasia’ is a little deceptive for us as officially this term relates to countries within the bounds of Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean. Having already been involved with programmes for media professionals from countries such Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Cambodia, Japan, New Zealand and East Timor to name a few, Dart Centre Australasia in fact takes in the much broader area of the Asia Pacific. More »
Old friends of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma have probably noticed an important change: a new university affiliation. The Dart Center is now a project of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. More »
Welcome to the new online home of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma!
Over the last 18 months, we've redesigned, rebuilt, and reconceived DartCenter.org as a state-of-the-art resource center, think tank and platform for coverage of violence, conflict and tragedy the world over.
This makeover of DartCenter.org comes with journalism itself in upheaval. Journalists who cover street crime and courts, family violence, war, disasters or human rights now are squeezed between the 24 hour news cycle and an industry in economic crisis ... More »
Even if you're not new to DartCenter.org, this DartCenter.org is new to you. The best way to explore the new is to dig in and browse. But for those who prefer a map, here are some of the highlights:
Gateways: Beneath our iconic logo (your link back to the homepage) you'll find "gateway" links that follow you around the site: click these for instant access to resources of specific interest to either journalists, educators, researchers and scholars, or clinicians ... More »
Dart Centre Asia Pacific Managing Director
Cait McMahon PhD (Cand.) is a registered psychologist and fulltime managing director of Dart Centre Asia Pacific, with headquarters in Melbourne, Australia and activities throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Dart Center Web Editor/Producer
Stan Alcorn writes, edits and produces content for the Dart Center's website and blog. He has written, edited and shot video for publications including the Orange County Register, The Nation Magazine and Chinese web portal Netease.
Your contributions help the Dart Center nurture informed, innovative and ethical news reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide.
The Dart Center is a project of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.