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Author Simpson, Roger, 1937-

Title Covering violence : a guide to ethical reporting about victims and trauma / Roger Simpson and William Coté ; journalist profiles by John Harris and Migael Scherer
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 295 pages) : illustrations
Contents Trauma: assault on an essential human system -- The journalist: at risk for trauma -- 9/11: lessons from a sunny morning -- Reporting at the scene -- The interview: assault or catharsis? -- Writing the trauma story -- Pictures and sounds of trauma -- Reporting about children -- Columbine: a story that won't let go -- Reporting on rape trauma -- Using the searchlight with precision and sensitivity -- Oklahoma city: "terror in the heartland" -- Conclusions
Summary Guide for reporters covering victims of violence and trauma. Discusses such topics as rape and the ethics of interviewing children
Notes In the original ed., Coté's name appeared first on the title page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-291) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Disasters -- Press coverage.
Journalistic ethics.
Victims -- Press coverage.
Violence -- Press coverage.
Form Electronic book
Author Coté, William E. (William Edward)
LC no. 2005034515
ISBN 0231133928
0231508565 (electronic bk.)
9780231508568 (electronic bk.)