Journalism

Stories related to the work of journalists

Newspaper Rock

Tse’ Hone, which translates from Navajo as “rock that tells the story”, could be the first blog by ancient netizen journalists, as we know...

Mental Health of Journalists Covering Traumatic Events

How journalists can protect their mental and emotional health while covering traumatic events

Guide to Reporting in Dangerous Situations

A Guide to Reporting in Dangerous Situations from the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Panjshir Valley, Afghanistan, 2001

RE-EVALUATE RISKS

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

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...
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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...

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...

Religious Affairs in Afghanistan

Islam is the prevailing religion in Afghanistan. The majority of Muslims adhere to the Sunni school, while Shi'ites are in the minority. There are...

Afghan War

The war had been going on in Afghanistan for more than twenty years, largely unnoticed by the outside world, until the U.S.-led coalition said...
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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...

Afghan Kids’ Life

Afghan children have driven many cameramen and photographers mad: they always stare into the camera, very often making pictures unusable for a story. I don't...

Baby-Selling in Afghanistan

Most Afghan families have many children, too many, in fact, for some. On the other hand, there are childless couples for whom adoption is...

Scary Stuff

My Fave Hostile Environments

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