Los Angeles

Blood on the Screen: Dealing with Vicarious Trauma Via UGC

  • Thursday - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Westwood Room
  • #ugctrauma

Social newsgatherers watch the unwatchable -- the sort of graphic visuals that, a generation ago, would have required a visit to a crime scene or battlefield. The worst that humanity has to offer is at their fingertips. UGC experts discuss the challenges they’ve identified in their newsrooms and steps they’ve taken to address them.

Resource
Eyewitness Media Hub (@emhub) survey on existing UGC protocol and support, submissions close Sept. 30

— This session will have recorded audio

Speakers

P. Kim Bui - Deputy Managing Editor, reported.ly
kimbui | http://www.kimbui.com

Hannah Cushman - Social Media Editor, U.S. Central Region, Associated Press
hancush | http://hancush.co

Bruce Shapiro - Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
DartCenter | http://www.dartcenter.org

Moderator

Fergus Bell - News & Media Consultant, Dig Deeper Media
fergb | http://digdeepermedia.com

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