In the next in our series of blogs with Samaritans, Lorna Fraser, Executive Lead of their Media Advisory Service, looks at reporting on suicides which take place at outdoor locations and gives advice to journalists on some things to consider if they cover such incidents. She also discusses, from Samaritans’ perspective, some of the challenges of striking a balance between responsible reporting in the public interest and avoiding details which could put vulnerable people at risk.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has today issued guidance for editors and journalists on reporting sexual offences, alongside information for survivors on contact with the media.
Watch the Facebook Live of our Cardiff Roadshow, which took place on 18 October at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Culture.
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