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Wednesday, March 1, 2017: ” Rod Norland of the New York Times provides insight into covering Afghanistan after many of his competitors have downsized or left, ” The Times has employed a strategy of investing whatever it takes to cover the news properly, even as our competitors downsize. I’ve heard it referred to as the “Last Man Standing” strategy.””

Read the full article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/01/insider/eyewitness-to-americas-longest-war-after-others-have-gone.html?_r=0


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Wednesday, March 1, 2017:  “Tim Ferguson of Forbes writes about the importance that future foreign reporting has,” This is a livelihood that has been bled of much of its romance by the tougher straits of the media business. But the craft remains an adventure, if anything all the more vital and widely felt.””

Read the full article here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/timferguson/2017/03/01/ensuring-a-future-of-foreign-reporting/#2e84458411c9

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Monday, February 27, 2017: ” Months after breaking the Panama Papers, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is becoming an independent non-profit organization. After nearly two decades with the Center for Public Integrity, ICIJ is breaking off from the Center in hopes of expanding independently.”

Read the full article here: http://www.poynter.org/2017/months-after-breaking-the-panama-papers-icij-is-going-independent/450446/


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John Sudworth/ Twitter/ BBC News Asia

Friday, March 3, 2017: ” A BBC crew covering China was attacked and then forced to sign a confession by police stating that they tried to conduct an illegal interview. BBC journalist John Sudworth and his crew were attempting to conduct an interview with the family of a man who died during a land dispute with government when they were attacked.”


Read the full article here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/03/bbc-crew-attacked-in-china-says-reporter

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Monday, January 30, 2017: ” Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi, Annabell Van den Berghe, Alison Baskerville are three female photographers covering some of the most dangerous conflicts in the world. Learn about their experiences while covering these dangerous locations.”

Read the full article here: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/11084085/posts/1319012672


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Friday, February 17, 2017: ” A German correspondent for the daily “Die Welt” newspaper has been taken into custody in Turkey. He is the first German reporter to be held in a widespread crackdown on press freedom in Turkey.”

Read the full article here: ” http://www.dw.com/en/german-journalist-deniz-yücel-taken-into-custody-in-turkey/a-37603823

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Friday, February 17, 2017: ” Renown editor and journalist Lindsey Hilsum discusses the positive attributes that come with being a female foreign correspondent,”If you look at the Middle East, as a woman you never have any problem with access to generals or presidents because you are treated like an honorary man and you can also get to women who sometimes your male colleagues aren’t allowed to talk to.So as a woman it means that you can pretty much always get 100 per cent of the story, whereas sometimes it’s more difficult for men because they can’t get the female perspective.” Learn more of Hilsum’s story and the success of female foreign correspondents.”

Read full article here: http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/channel-4-news-international-editor-lindsey-hilsum-on-war-reporting-women-journalists-and-celebrating-marie-colvin/



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