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The hazards of war reporting from the other side of the world

Inspired by Alastair Leithead’s very insightful piece on The hazards of war reporting from the Libyan frontline, I’ve been meaning to write about my own experience of the Libyan revolutionary war as a journalist. Now that the world has witnessed … Continue reading

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Making video material verifiable – identifiable features

Reading Journalism and a world in transition: Wadah Khanfar’s James Cameron memorial lecture I thought I’d pick out this passage which relates to how Syrian activists have helped make material easier to verify: The repetitive doubting, for instance by the Syrian authorities, … Continue reading

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Newsgathering in the open

My tweets from a discussion with Andy Carvin and Jay Rosen on the nature of Andy’s twitter work: is it newsgathering or news reporting?

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The best tools for note taking

I’ve still not found anything to beat pen and paper

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Vanity Fair, the Lockerbie deal and building branding trust

This is an impressive piece of journalism that you should read: The Lockerbie Deal. No matter what platform you put it on the quality of writing and research shines through. Here’s the summary of what to expect: “A Vanity Fair … Continue reading

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