SPJ 21 Journalism Conference • Sept. 2-4, 2021



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September 3rd, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
‘We need to be honest about how these things affect us’: Learning why–and how–journalists invest in their mental health

Natural disasters, death, mass shootings and similar catastrophic events can cause depression and anxiety in anyone, but what toll does your mental health take when your day-to-day job is to report on events like these? In an SPJ 2021 Journalism Conference breakout session Sept.



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