journalists@risk™

Tips for journalists working in hostile environments

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How to Handle Ambushes and Road Blocks

The best way to handle a road block is to be on the side of the blockers ;)
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.

Mental Health of Journalists Covering Traumatic Events

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

Guide to Reporting in Dangerous Situations

A Guide to Reporting in Dangerous Situations from the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Health and Hygiene

Climatic conditions, terrain, and a number of endemic diseases all make the hazards to health in hot climates greater than elsewhere.In addition, the difficulties...

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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