The Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma is holding a workshop Sept. 21-22 on “Covering Suicide.”
In an email announcing the workshop, the center’s executive director Bruce Shapiro wrote that “the workshop will arm journalists with facts, ethical perspectives and evidence-informed newsroom practices.”
The workshop will be in Philadelphia and Shapiro’s email added that “registration is open to reporters, editors, photographers, producers and news managers from the mid-Atlantic region (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Washington D.C.) with a limited number of places available for journalists from outside the region.”
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Shapiro told iMediaEthics by email that “this is the first workshop sponsored by the Dart Center to focus specifically on suicide” and that “past special-topic workshops have included such subjects as covering veterans, intimate-partner violence and border reporting.”
Read more about the workshop on the center’s website.