Media alert: Mindframe clarification regarding reporting suicide deaths - 24 February 2017
Media alert: Morisset Hospital incident - be mindful of reinforcing common stereotypes - 7 February 2017
The Mindframe National Media Initiative would like to remind media professionals of the guidelines and Australian media codes of ethics when referring to mental illness in reports.
With the reported death at Morisset Hospital we are asking all media to avoid sensationalist reporting on mental illness and to be mindful of the language used in reports.
Mindframe masterclass at crisis communciations event - 30 January 2017The Hunter Institute of Mental Health’s Mindframeteam will take part in a masterclass covering strategies for crisis communications and its impacts.
Media alert: Reporting on Bourke Street attack - 23 January 2017With the unfortunate events on Friday and reporting in the days since, Mindframe would like to remind all journalists and those working in the media that these tragic incidents can also have an impact on the welfare of those covering the story.
Ossie Award Mindframe category winners 2016 - 5 December 2016
The annual Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA) one day conference was held on Friday 2 December 2016 at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane.
Winners of the 2016 Mindframe Ossie Awards were announced on the day and the Mindframe National Media Initiative has congratulated the winning journalism students for their exceptional reporting on mental health.