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Friday, October 9 • 17:30 - 18:30
Teaching Journalism and Trauma

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Crime, accidents, and crises are often covered by young journalists without training or working experience. This makes them vulnerable TO stress reactions and other health problems. For first responders, handling human tragedies and coping with stress reactions are part of one's basic training. The same should be the case for students attending schools of journalism. Some universities have experience giving these kinds of lessons. How they do it will be presented at this seminar.

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Trond Idås

Rådgjevar, Norsk Journalistlag
Trond Idås er rådgiver i Norsk Journalistlag, der han blant annet arbeider med arbeidsmiljø og journalistsikkerhet. Han har i denne sammenheng gjort en rekke studier av journalister på krevende oppdrag, fra Baneheiasaken for 20 år siden, til Tsunamien, Alvdal-saken, 22. juli... Read More →
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Cait McMahon

Managing Director, Dart Centre Asia Pacific
Cait McMahon has been Managing Director of the Dart Centre Asia Pacific www.dartcentre.org/asia-pacific  since 2004.  McMahon is a psychologist, and began working with the media in 1987.  Cait is responsible for creating and facilitating training programmes across the Asia Pacific region to promote ethical and thorough reporting of violence and disaster, as well as psychologica... Read More →

Bruce Shapiro

Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Friday October 9, 2015 17:30 - 18:30 CEST
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