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War Correspondents

Research and story by Clarence Simonsen

War correspondents are a special breed of men and women who continue today risking their own personal safety to capture a story, photo, or painting, and communicate the news back to the public. 2,493 more words

War Correspondents

Live from Aleppo

CNN has an important series on the devastation in Syria, reported by correspondent Clarissa Ward.

Ward has won numerous awards for her foreign reporting, including from the Middle East—a Peabody, a Murrow, a duPont-Columbia, and four Emmys. 633 more words

American Media

W.T.F. - Smarter than Silly

You never know what you’ll get with a Tina Fey film. Could be risky. It might be too silly or raunchy to be worth the time. 215 more words

Film

"Dying to Tell the Story"

Dying To Tell The Story is a documentary based upon foreign war correspondents. However, after watching this documentary, I have learned that they don’t differ much from American war correspondents. 553 more words

Homework

Powerful Reflections on PTSD from TedX Cannes

photo credit: recoveryranch.com

Worth watching to hear from a deeply thoughtful journalist about his near-death experience in Iraq and subsequent investigations into PTSD.

The relatively muted outcry about what’s going on in Syria is perhaps explained by the dulling of global sensibilities to drama and death in the Middle East.  407 more words

Middle East

Dabblers at War: The Race for Paris

Review: The Race for Paris, by Meg Waite Clayton
Harper, 2015. 311 pp. $26

Jane Tyler, a fledgling reporter from a Nashville paper, and Olivia (Liv) Harper, a young photographer from New York, are covering the American army following the D-Day landings in Normandy. 981 more words

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