October 29th, 2022 • 2022: Washington D.C.
Reporter speaks on combating journalistic repression
Whether it is due to restrictive reporting laws abroad, publications based in news deserts or lack of funding, press freedoms are now threatened in more ways than one. Jessica Jerreat knows this first-hand. Working as a press freedom editor for Voices of America [VOA], Jerreat shed light on the realities of censorship and attacks that can happen to reporters covering stories around the world.
The public’s trust in local journalists is exactly why they need to start reporting on climate change if there’s any hope of people taking it seriously.
October 28th, 2022 • 2021: Virtual
Talking Trauma: Journalists discuss the stress of reporting
When journalist Naseem Miller covered the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando back in 2016, there wasn’t much conversation surrounding how journalists cover traumatic events. Now journalists are having open conversations about how to sensitively cover traumatic events, while also taking care of themselves.
“I want to know that you can tell me a great story, and I want to know you can do it in a minute thirty or less...”
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