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6 tips for protecting your mental health when reporting on trauma

Traumatic events can be challenging to cover. The following techniques can help journalists build their own resiliency and learn how to report sensibly on trauma-related issues.

Arun Karki | November 01, 2017

4 tips for staying safe when covering disaster or unrest

Journalists are often tasked with covering dangerous and chaotic situations. Two Nepalese journalists, with experience covering protests and natural disasters, offer advice on how to stay safe. 

Arun Karki | October 23, 2017

ICFJ Knight Fellows share free digital tools that any newsroom can use

Steal our tools! Ahead of #ONA17, IJNet is launching a new toolkit with 30 tools for online journalists.

Sara Olstad | October 04, 2017

Consortium offers 'lifeline' for at-risk journalists

How journalists and news organizations working in high-risk environments can seek out the Lifeline Embattled CSO Fund for a variety of services.

Jacqueline Strzemp | April 12, 2017

Tips for staying safe while covering violent protests

Given recent cases of aggression against journalists covering protests and other unrest, here's a look at some essential safety practices to remember.

Jorge Luis Sierra | March 30, 2017

Tips and resources for covering terrorism

Reporting on terrorism and terrorist attacks poses a number of acute challenges to journalists. Here are free resources that can help.

Sherry Ricchiardi | February 14, 2017

CPJ issues media safety advisory for covering US presidential inauguration

Ahead of the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration, the Committee to Protect Journalists has released a set of safety guidelines for journalists planning to cover the event — an unprecedented move.

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 19, 2017

What journalists should know before covering the Rio de Janeiro Olympics

The 2016 Olympic Games are expected to present several unique challenges to the 30,000 journalists heading to Rio de Janeiro. These tips and resources can help.

Sam Berkhead | August 03, 2016

Resources and safety tips for journalists covering political conventions

Ahead of this month's Democratic and Republican national conventions, groups like Global Journalist Security are equipping journalists with safety trainings and tools.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 18, 2016

Resources for journalists covering mass shootings

An overview of tips, tools and resources for journalists reporting on mass shootings and similar attacks. 

Sam Berkhead | July 12, 2016

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