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Daily News Digest: Story on Guatemalan massacre survivor wins award for excellence in trauma coverage



  • The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma will honor today the winners of this year’s Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma. Among the winners are Mexico’s Fundación MEPI, This American Life and ProPublica, who received the award for their stories “Finding Oscar” and “What Happened at Dos Erres.” The multi plataform package tells the story of one of the only two known survivors of a 1982 massacre in a Guatemalan village. [Dart Center]
  • 10 digital tools journalists can use to improve their reporting, storytelling [Poynter]
  • Politico, the Washington D.C.-based political newspaper, comes under fire for its liberal use of anonymous sources. [iMediaEthics]
  • Twitter asks journalists, media organizations to do more to protect their microblogs after two high profile attacks, including one on the Associated Press that triggered a brief dip in the U.S. stock market. [BuzzFeed
  • New owner of Baton Rouge’s The Advocate hires former Times-Picayune managing editors. “The Louisiana newspaper war just got a lot more interesting.” [CJR.com]

 

 

 



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