Compassion goes a long way when reporting on tragedies like Boston & Newtown

By Genevieve Belmaker for Poynter Journalists are often warned about the perils of getting emotionally involved with stories and subjects, but when reporting on a tragedy there‚Äôs always room to act as a human being first and a reporter second. Reporting on the pain of the small college town of Blacksburg, Va., after the horrific … More Compassion goes a long way when reporting on tragedies like Boston & Newtown