Making Secondary Trauma a Primary Issue: A Study of Eyewitness Media and Vicarious Trauma on the Digital Frontline

This report presents the findings of an in-depth study into the impact that viewing traumatic eyewitness media has upon the mental health of staff working for news, human rights and humanitarian organisations.

Authors: Sam Dubberley, Elizabeth Griffin & Haluk Mert Bal

Year Country Organisation Author Type
2015 Global Eyewitness Media Hub Dubberley, S. et al. report
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
Intermediate Outcome 3 journalist safety, psychosocial safety, psychosocial trauma, secondary trauma, vicarious trauma Download/link