October 1, 2019 at 5:15 pm

IAPE Lecture | The Trauma of Reporting on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis, Oct. 28

Tania Rashid, portrait

Tania Rashid

Tania Rashid, PBS News Hour Foreign Correspondent, will speak on “The Trauma of Reporting on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis” on Monday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Schoonover 145.

Her talk is part of the Ohio University Institute for Applied and Professional Ethics (IAPE) Lecture Series, The Ethics of Covering Difficult Topics. The series is co-sponsored by the Center for Law, Justice & Culture, Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, and E.W. Scripps College of Journalism.

Rashid has documented human suffering and violence in the context of the Rohingya refugee crisis. From interviewing survivors of sexual violence and human trafficking to covering some of the world’s largest tragedies, Rashid will discuss the challenges of reporting on difficult stories and traumatized individuals, and how she deals with the psychological challenges that come with working in such environments. Rashid is an award-winning journalist who presently works for PBS News Hour. The focus of her work has been on human rights and women’s issues. She has also contributed to Channel 4 UK, The National Geographic Channel, Vice Media, and CNN International.

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