Reporting on Suicide - Training for Journalists

Category : Trainings;
On June 1-2 the Charter organized the training for journalists on suicide reporting. First day the training was led by Sopho Tabaghua, a doctor psychotherapist. Together with her participants discussed emotional and physical condition which a person has before suicide. They talked about suicide signs and preventions.

On the second day they discussed journalistic materials and held professional discussion with editor of Netgazeti – Nestan Tsetskhadze. They talked about dilemmas which journalists have while covering such stories. Nino Lomadze, editor of magazine Indigo shared her experience with the participants. She had prepared material about people who survived after attempting suicide and generally about suicide and won Charter prize with it in 2017.

15 participants attended the training. Most of them were journalists working in regions