Reporting on sensitive topics
Here are two useful resources to help you navigate difficult scenarios, such as interviewing victims and people who’ve lost loved ones.
- Reporting in Indigenous Communities: This guide was developed by Duncan McCue, a CBC reporter and member of the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation in southern Ontario. It contains helpful advice for reporters at every step of the story, from research to post-publication. Make sure to read the reporter’s checklist.
- India’s Priyanka Dubey shares key tips to telling sensitive stories: Dubey, who has reported on sexual assaults, says be genuine, do your homework and look after yourself.
Last Updated: January 2, 2018, 3:38 pm ADT