A new addition to the suite of Mindframe evidence-informed media guidelines was launched today, highlighting how to safely communicate on severe mental illness in the context of violence and crime.
While the unexpected death of Daisy Coleman is a story of public interest and will receive ongoing coverage, it is important media report responsibly.
When it comes to discussing the complex issue of suicide, Australian media and communications professionals have an important role to play in contributing to awareness, breaking down stigma and myths and ultimately encouraging help-seeking behaviour among individuals, families and communities.
It’s never been more important to ensure that stories involving mental ill-health and suicide avoid over simplification.
Mindframe offers the following guidance for safe reporting on the recent passing of celebrity, Benjamin Keough.
Mindframe offers the following guidance for safe reporting around the ongoing police investigation into the June death of Liqun Pan and associated incidents in Wolli Creek, NSW.
Mindframe offers the following guidance for safe reporting on the recent passing of writer and film producer, Steve Bing.
In effort to adapt to challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and limitations accessing face-to-face training, Mindframe is now offering free online training sessions.
Media play an important role in reporting broader issues of public interest and unfortunately this includes when a notable celebrity dies.