child sex abuse

Resources for Covering Sexual Abuse of Children

The trial of Jerry Sandusky and the Penn State scandal have brought the topic of sexual abuse of children to the forefront. It's a complicated issue that has to be covered carefully, fairly and with great sensitivity. Journalistic ethics and principles may be tested as journalists struggle to present the facts without harming victims or accused perpetrators. Resources on this page will enable journalists to create thorough, balanced coverage of this challenging issue.

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