Reporting in dangerous areas

Reporting in dangerous areas

Aware of its responsibility toward its employees and toward colleagues working in others media in France and in the world, France Médias Monde has launched via its Académie, a training session about safety in dangerous areas adapted to the specific needs of news professionals.

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The safety of journalists and technicians doing reports is a major issue for all media. It is all the more a matter of concern as the geopolitical context has greatly evolved in the last few years. Reporting journalists and technicians are now frequently targeted. The traditional risk of being wounded is increasingly compounded by kidnapping, sexual assault or major psychological trauma risks.
 

The safety of journalists and technicians doing reports is a major issue for all media. It is all the more a matter of concern as the geopolitical context has greatly evolved in the last few years.

Reporting journalists and technicians are now frequently targeted. The traditional risk of being wounded is increasingly compounded by kidnapping, sexual assault or major psychological trauma risks.

Aware of its responsibility toward its employees and toward colleagues working in others media in France and in the world, France Médias Monde has launched via its Académie, a training session adapted to the specific needs of news professionals.

 

Course objectives:

  • To know how to evaluate the risks in dangerous areas
  • Master protection techniques
  • To know how to provide first aid

 

Content:

  • First aid
  • Analyse dangerous situations
  • Prepare a mission
  • Behaviour on the ground
  • Orientation
  • Know the weapons and their destruction potential
  • Health
  • Rescue
  • Communication
  • Psychological risks

 

Teaching method:

This very intensive training is based on theoretical modules followed by practice in conditions re-enacting dangerous areas.

 

Targeted audience: TV and radio reporters and technicians working in dangerous places.

Maximum number of participants: 12

Length: 5 days

Location: Sourzac (Dordogne)

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