Posts Tagged ‘Foreign Correspondence at American University’s School of Communication’


HAVANA, Cuba, 2 January 2017 – Cubans assemble along a main thoroughfare leading into the Plaza de la Revolucion to watch a parade honoring this nation’s Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias (FAR), or Revolutionary Armed Forces.

Here, members of the Cuban Army gather just after dawn with civilians on one major highway leading to the event.

I had expected to see a show of Cuba’s military might. Tanks. An array of military vehicles. Heavy weaponry. In other words, a show of force. But I saw none of it. Perhaps this reflected a decision by Cuban authorities who did not want to provoke the incoming U.S. administration — or not.

That’s the way it is in Cuba.

(Photo by Bill Gentile)


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An article by Reuters discusses how the recent killing of American journalist James Foley is a measure of how the business of war coverage has changed in recent years. See the entire story HERE.



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What the War Wrought

WASHINGTON, DC, 17 January 2014 — This is a very compelling piece by veteran foreign correspondent Jon Lee Anderson on the fallout from the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Worth reading: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/comment/2014/01/what-the-war-in-iraq-wrought.html

Photograph by Stringer/Reuters/Corbis.


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Reuters' The Wider Image for Photojournalists

WASHINGTON, DC, 27 December 2013 — This site by Reuters is rich in information about people who practice the craft on a professional level. See it here: http://widerimage.reuters.com.

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