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Monday, November 24 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Coping with Trauma and Threat

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This panel will give practical tips on natural-disaster reporting (Typhoon Haiyan/Rowena Paraan); human-made tragedy (South Korean ferry disaster; rape/Chong-Ae Lee); and violence (southern Thailand conflict reporting/Achara Ashayagachat). The tips will focus on ethical interviewing and reporting techniques of victims and survivors of tragedy, as well as self-care and resilience techniques for reporters covering such topics. This panel will be based on best-practice trauma reporting principles from the Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma

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Cait McMahon

Managing Director, Dart Centre Asia Pacific
Cait McMahon has been Managing Director of the Dart Centre Asia Pacific www.dartcentre.org/asia-pacific  since 2004.  McMahon is a psychologist, and began working with the media in 1987.  Cait is responsible for creating and facilitating training programmes across the Asia Pacific region to promote ethical and thorough reporting of violence and disaster, as well as psychologica... Read More →

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Achara Ashayagachat

Senior Reporter, Bangkok Post
Achara Ashayachat has over 20 years’ experience at the Bangkok Post, covering international relations, foreign policy and social, economic and political development issues within Asean and Asia. In 2010, Achara’s work spanned across a wide range of topics, including coverage of... Read More →
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Chong-ae Lee

Deputy Editor, Seoul Broadcasting System
Chong-ae Lee has been a reporter for the Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) since 1995. She is known mostly as an investigative reporter for the news magazine program News Pursuit, where she worked from 1999 to 2003. She has won more than 18 awards, including Reporter of the Year award... Read More →
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Rowena Paraan

Chairperson, ABS-CBN / National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
Rowena Paraan has been a journalist for more than 25 years. Formerly the Research Director of the Philippines Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ), she is the immediate past president of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines where for 11 years she sat in it... Read More →

Monday November 24, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
Ballroom E

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