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Articles tagged Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma (3)

A judge ruled that a newspaper, like any employer, has “a duty to take reasonable care against the risk of foreseeable injury, including foreseeable psychiatric injury,” to its staff. Will the threat of lawsuits push newsrooms to provide more support to journalists?
Not in the rote, paperwork-and-process sense of HR. Newsrooms aren’t good enough at finding, using, and improving the talents of their staffs.
A discussion on reporting in traumatic situations — “Sandy Hook and Beyond” — highlights the gaps in perception between those being covered and those doing the covering.