Mar 21 2011 3:35 PM
As UN-backed airstrikes intensify and fighting continues between Gaddafi loyalists and rebel forces, conditions for journalists on the ground remain precarious. More »
Rwanda-based freelancer Jina Moore makes a compelling argument that writing about trauma demands a moral and ethical frame that is distinct from standard journalistic practice. More »
Caught in an ambush by supporters of Muammar Gaddafi near the rebel-held city of Benghazi, an Al Jazeera cameraman has become the first journalist killed in the month-long uprising in Libya. More »
Mar 10 2011 7:45 PM
Three BBC correspondents were detained, beaten and tortured in Libya before being released. UPDATE: A Guardian correspondent remains in government custody and a Brazilian correspondent has been released. More »
Christchurch is in crisis mode, as recovery efforts continue to free hundreds still trapped in collapsed buildings in the city's central business district. Dart Australasia offers resources to those covering the quake. More »
Feb 17 2011 2:13 PM
Applications are now open for college and university journalism educators seeking to hone their classroom skills in the coverage of tragic events. The program is set for June 15-18 at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City; deadline is March 25. More »
Jan 26 2011 1:06 PM
For an example of guts, discipline and composure under duress, listen to a dispatch early on in the demonstrations, by Jack Shenker, The Guardian's Cairo correspondent. More »
Jan 19 2011 12:59 PM
In the wake of the Tucson shootings, two compelling pieces – one very personal, one highly philosophical – examine the suffering of families of the mentally ill and our broken health care and criminal justice systems. More »
Jan 12 2011 1:13 PM
Who says it's the media's job to be a cheerleader for closure? Dave Cullen invites journalists to be a little less glib – and a lot more respectful – about the pain visited upon people affected by the Arizona shootings. More »
Dec 22 2010 11:47 PM
Todd Gitlin, chair of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism's doctoral program, explains on NPR's "On The Media" why criminal prosecution of Wikileaks sets a dangerous precedent for journalism. More »
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Bruce Shapiro is executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, encouraging innovative reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide from the Center’s headquarters at Columbia University in New York City. An award-winning reporter on human rights, criminal justice and politics, Shapiro is a contributing editor at The Nation and U.S. correspondent for Late Night Live on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio National.
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