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The Columbia Graduate School of Journalism

ACTIVITIES

The Columbia Graduate School of Journalism organizes annual workshops and provides safety tips for correspondents and especially female correspondents. 

 

- The Columbia Graduate School of Journalism runs a four-day safety workshop twice a year (April and October) that covers risk assessment, digital security, rape prevention, trauma self care, contingency planning and emergency first aid.


- A separate safety tip sheet for female correspondents http://www.cjr.org/campaign_desk/safety_tips_for_female_corresp.php

 

- This intensive program is aimed at preparing journalists, especially independent freelancers, to think critically about how to work effectively and safely in volatile situations such as war/conflict or disaster zones, with emphasis on prevention of harm.


*Rory Peck Trust provides bursaries for our safety course at Columbia.

OTHER INFORMATION

Contact:

 

Judith Matloff,

Lead Instructor
(212) 690-7708
jm2242@columbia.edu