Trauma overload

Gearing, Amanda Ann (2008) Trauma overload. The Walkley Magazine, April/May(50).

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Reporting on death and accidents in regional and rural areas can exact a heavy toll on reporters.

News reporters necessarily report on trauma. Overseas correspondents who report from war zones or areas of conflict or natural disaster are often exposed to physical risk and are sometimes required to confront extreme trauma.

To an extent reporters embarking on overseas assignments are mentally prepared to face traumatic situations.

Their supervisors are more or less aware of the reporter’s isolation and vulnerability...

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ID Code: 68617
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: trauma, death, reporter, sudden bereavement, overwhelming
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (190300) > Journalism Studies (190301)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > Journalism, Media & Communication
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Amanda Gearing
Deposited On: 17 Mar 2014 00:44
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2014 02:34

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