On the coast of north Yorkshire, Dart Centre Europe hosts a three-day retreat for journalists who cover traumatic events.
This retreat is reserved for invited journalists and takes place from May 6 to May 8, 2011.
In New York City, an all-day symposium engaging journalists, photojournalists, historians, artists, writers, human rights activists, scholars, and jurists who have been professionally engaged in the passion of bearing witness.
A day long series of talks and discussions to explore the achievements and pitfalls of the commemorating impulse. Sponsored by the New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University (NYU).
For complete information, go to the official symposium website.
Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-in basis.
At the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., a workshop for news managers responsible for Mideast and Japan coverage.
Political violence, social upheaval, and natural disaster pose unique challenges to news organizations. The ongoing crises in the Mideast and Japan are placing foreign staffs, Washington production teams and managers under extraordinary stress.
The Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library at the National Press Club, in partnership with the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at the Columbia Journalism School, presents a half-day workshop for news managers responsible for decision-making on these and other stories involving large-scale violence, disaster and tragedy.
This closed-door workshop will offer a chance to reflect on newsroom issues raised during these crises, and will evidence-informed best practice for managers handling ongoing challenges such returning journalists and teams, traumatic stress and other psychological injury; family and partner support; and newsroom-wide crises such as abductions and physical threat to teams.
The workshop will include briefings on:
• Trauma awareness for managers: how journalists, news teams and newsrooms are affected by covering violence and tragedy
• How managers can more effectively support journalists and teams before, during and after crisis assignments;
• Building a resilient news team;
• Lessons learned from past crises.
The program will be led by Bruce Shapiro, executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.
Friday, May 13, 2011
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Place: Bloomberg Training Center
National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington DC
Space is limited and reservations are required. RSVP at: (202) 662-7523 or email@example.com.
In Hanoi, Vietnam, the 2011 Asia Media Summit is a gathering to discuss the dynamic Asia-Pacific media environment.
The Asia Media Summit 2011, organized by the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) and hosted by The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) will examine issues that impact the highly competitive and dynamic Asia-Pacific media environment.
The event will be held at the Melia Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam from 24 to 25 May 2011.
For complete details, click here.
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