Journalism

Stories related to the work of journalists

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Boy Soldiers

Afghanistan's adults unanimously say they are tired of fighting, but their children seem to enjoy the numerous paraphernalia of war, from tanks to heavy...
Southern Lebanon, 2006

Body Armor

The most important thing to remember about body armor is this: Bulletproof vests are not bullet proof. Body armor may stop some projectiles, but...
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Afghan Refugees

Afghanistan's civil war has displaced millions and created a whole class of impoverished people. A visitor to Afghanistan is particularly struck by the haunting presence...

Taliban Prisoners of War

Afghanistan's civil war was responsible for the existence of tens of thousands of prisoners captured by the two major parties to the conflict, the...

Guide to Reporting in Dangerous Situations

A Guide to Reporting in Dangerous Situations from the Committee to Protect Journalists.
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Reporters Without Borders – S.O.S. Press

SOS Presse phone number: (33) 1 4777-7414

ECPMF Alarm Centre for Female Journalists under Threat

On 8 March 2016, the ECPMF created a special Women’s Reporting Point to address and raise awareness on increasing threats against female journalists.Threats can...

Advice for Photographers Covering Demonstrations

Before covering any demonstration, time spent on preparation usually pays off in keeping safe and getting good pictures.Research & recceCheck with the organisers of...

Packing for War

By James W. Crawley, MRE WebmasterI have covered a couple of real military operations and dozens of training ops in nearly 10 years of...

Mental Health of Journalists Covering Traumatic Events

How journalists can protect their mental and emotional health while covering traumatic events
Panjshir Valley, Afghanistan, 2001

RE-EVALUATE RISKS

Journalists in dangerous situations must constantly re-evaluate risks and know when to back down.

Surviving an Abduction

Abduction advice from the International News Safety Institute.
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Women Reporting War

Summary of preliminary survey on safety issues faced by females in the news media who work in areas of conflictSponsored by the Swedish International...
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Safety First – INSI

1. Be physically and mentally prepared. Go on a Hostile Environment course that includes basic first aid training before your assignment if at all...

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