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.
How we talk about Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) has been thrust firmly into the national spotlight this week, following the recent release of the fourth season of 13 Reasons Why.
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.