Trauma-informed Journalism

Traumatic events are a sad staple of our work and they leave a mark on those who report on them as well as those who are reported on. Read more on how to produce trauma-informed reporting from Nieman Reports’ archive.

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The Trauma of Covering Traumatic Events

By Opinion September 11, 2017

I had increasingly intense visions of harming my wife. That’s not quite right. I had been having off-and-on images of violent events for years—seeing myself raped in prison or impaled during car crashes—and they finally became visions of hurting my … Read more

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