Mindframe urges media to refrain from reporting that may cause further distress for specific individuals or group of individuals in relation to the transmission of COVID-19.
Mindframe encourages inclusion of the National Alcohol and Other Drugs Hotline (1800 250 015) in media reporting
Mindframe is encouraging media to expand support for the health of Australians by including the National Alcohol and Other Drugs Hotline (the Hotline) on communications related to alcohol and other drugs (AOD).
Mindframe calls on media to report safely and avoid speculation of the potential impacts of COVID-19.
New opportunities for strengthening Mindframe training programs were focus of the recent Mindframe Journalism and Public Relations Educators Advisory Group meeting held in Sydney.
Mindframe welcomes release of the NSW Government recommendations of the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Drug ‘Ice’ (the Inquiry) and the inclusion of the Mindframe guidelines among the recommendations (Recommendation Three).
Mindframe and Cracks in the Ice have released new guidelines to inform, support and empower media to report safely and responsibly about crystal methamphetamine in ways which minimise harm, stigma and discrimination while maximising help-seeking behaviour.
As media continue to cover the incident, which occurred yesterday (19 February 2020) in Camp Hill, Queensland Mindframe urges media to avoid including explicit information that may be harmful to vulnerable audiences.
Mindframe wishes to acknowledge the grief and loss felt in the communities affected following the incident that occurred in Camp Hill, Queensland this morning. We would like to encourage media to be mindful of the Mindframe guidelines in relation to coverage around this incident.
Mindframe wishes to endorse the statement from the family of Wilson Gavin and their call for compassion for all impacted communities at this time.
Mindframe is aware that media reports are circulating around a suspected death relating to the protests at Brisbane Library over the weekend.