WHAT DID YOU THINK of our guest, Jim MacMillan?
Here are a few things that stood out for me:
- "Wherever physical casualties occur, there will be psychological injuries," Jim said, quoting from one of his former professors.
- Don't stand under power lines at fires and crash sites.
- Jim stressed that there is a possibility of retraumatizing the audience by replaying video and sound, or by showing images, or through words in print. For instance, this picture could bring back difficult memories for those involved:
Was the image of the crying victims exploitation or good, solid journalism? Is showing images of crime perpetuating violence or helping to eradicate it?
6 months ago