Strategies for Safely Covering Civil Unrest

This webinar, led by Jeff Belzil, the International Women’s Media Foundation’s Director of Security, and Corinne Chin, staff journalist at the Seattle Times, prepares journalists to cover civil unrest in the United States and how to best report safely with police and political extremist presences.

The presenters covered the general tactics used by extremist groups, PPE and police crowd tactics. Maria Alejandra Silva Ortega from the International Women’s Media Foundation moderated the discussion.

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