Half Title Page.
1: Introduction: Journalists and Violence.
2: Schmickle, Sharon: Finding Peace in Covering a War.
3: A Little Boy, a Frantic Effort.
Trauma: Assault on an Essential Human System.
The Journalist: At Risk for Trauma.
9/11: Lessons from a Sunny Morning.
4: Handschuh, David: The Meaning of Being There.
Reporting at the Scene.
5: Shebala, Marley: Adding Context to the Scene.
6: What Is a Navajo Leader?.
The Interview: Assault or Catharsis?.
7: Do, Anh: Crossing Cultural Borders.
8: Hope: Caring for Newborns Inspires an Inmate to Start a Family—Bribing a Guard at Her Husband's Prison So the Couple Can Be Together.
Writing the Trauma Story.
9: Nazario, Sonia: Writing from the Inside.
10: Enrique's Journey: Defeated Seven Times, a Boy Again Faces "the Beast".
Pictures and Sounds of Trauma.
11: Johnson, Fletcher: Eyewitness to Hell.
Reporting About Children.
12: Jane O. Hansen: Moving Readers to Protect Children.
13: Selling Atlanta's Children.
Columbine: A Story That Won't Let Go.
Reporting on Rape Trauma.
14: McKinney, Debra: Charting the Course of Recovery.
15: Malignant Memories: It's a Long Road Back to Recovery from Incest.
Using the Searchlight with Precision and Sensitivity.
16: North, Scott: A Witness for the Community.
17: Family Supports Decision on Plea Deal; Answers Wait 21 Years.
Oklahoma City: "Terror in the Heartland".
Guidelines for Journalists Who Cover Violence.
The Dart Award for Excellence in Reporting on Victims of Violence.
A Note about Trauma Training.
Resources for Journalists.