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Breaking news breaking down / director, producer, writer, Mike Walter.

Walter, Mike. (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 40 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Walter Media : 2009.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Mike Walter. Interviews with David Handschuh, Frank Ochberg, John Pope, Gary Tippet, Ian Munro, John McCusker, Dan Shea, Deidre Stoelzle Graves, David Grunfeld, Penny Owen-Cockerell, Suzanne Stouse, Melissa Manware, and David Cullen.
Summary, etc.: This is a film about how stories can get to the storytellers. Journalists covering traumatic events, traumatized by what they see. From 9/11 to Katrina this film demonstrates that journalists can be the eyes and ears of society but while they observe they also absorb much of what they see and hear.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Journalists > Job stress.
Broadcast journalism > Psychological aspects.
Journalism > Psychological aspects.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Suffering > Press coverage.
Disasters > Press coverage.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 > Press coverage.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 > Press coverage.
Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma.

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