Reporting the migrant crisis: how are reporters affected?
Journalists covering the refugee crisis have been affected by moral injury and trauma, according to a report by the International News Safety Institute. A recorded seminar from Gothenburg Media Days, Thursday 28 September.
"The Emotional Toll on Journalists Covering the Refugee Crisis" is the first study of its kind into the response of news media professionals covering a humanitarian crisis and was prompted by the arrival in Europe by sea of more than one million migrants in 2015. Hannah Storm, co-author of the report presents its findings and Alice Petrén of Swedish Radio, one of the journalists interviewed for the report, discusses its findings.
Participants: Hannah Storm, Director of the International News Safety Institute (INSI) and Co-author of the report ” "The Emotional Toll on Journalists Covering the Refugee Crisis" and Alice Petrén, Migrant correspondent at Swedish Radio.
Moderator: Ginna Lindberg, Head of Foreign News, Swedish Radio
A recorded seminar from Gothenburg Media Days, Sweden (Mediedagarna i Göteborg), 28 September 2017.