When a child dies how should it be reported? Whether it's by abuse or neglect, preventable accidents, gun violence and drugs or alcohol, insensitive coverage starts a drumbeat that can lead to sensationalism or reactionary media coverage that never seems to end. JCCF's online training module uses interviews, examples from top reporters, lessons, tips, sources and more to help reporters cover child death ethically and responsibly. Visit the training module.
At the intersection of journalism and empathy, this site features original reporting on the diverse field of social work, modeling excellent coverage along with reporter's notebooks and other resources to assist your reporting.
Most stories about child sexual abuse are breaking news: A popular coach is accused of molesting an athlete. Police announce the arrest of a dozen people caught in an online child pornography investigation. This series of backgrounders offers information on how to move beyond reporting the basic facts of one case and tell more illuminating stories. Visit the training module.