Remembering Chris and Tim (via CJ Chivers)

http://cjchivers.com/post/4833123684/in-libya-remembering-chris-tim In Libya: Remembering Chris & Tim. Evan Hill of Al Jazeera wrote of the memorial service last night in Benghazi for Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington. Read it here. It includes this: A reporter from the AFP news agency stepped forward to read from Gustave Mahler’s 9th Symphony,* a selection for Hondros, who was … More Remembering Chris and Tim (via CJ Chivers)

Photographers Can Teach Writers How to See

Journalists and photojournalists (or writers and photographers–however you want to label them) live in intersecting worlds. Although the work they do is ultimately very different, I believe they can help each other. Good photojournalists are tenacious and often daring. They are willing to wait for hours to get the shot they need. How often do … More Photographers Can Teach Writers How to See

You Stake Your Reputation on Your Research

Good research is the single most important thing that a reporter can do to get a great story. It encompasses everything from Internet-based research of primary sources, to being on the scene, to interviews, to making inquiring phone calls, to deciphering data, to attending an event, to reading what other media have already covered on … More You Stake Your Reputation on Your Research