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Trauma and reporters: And the reporting of suicide in media

Volume 7, Issue 1

August, 2001

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Shadbolt, Anna. (2001). Trauma and reporters: And the reporting of suicide in media. Pacific Journalism Review, 7(1): 140-158.
Author(s): Anna Shadbolt
Publication date: 
September, 2001

Trauma is an inevitable part of everyday life in the Pacific. The media is a powerful force and when used effectively it ca help to mobilise assitance for victims and survivors. Sometimes, getting that message across has a pschological cost.