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

The infinite demands – and rewards – of the written word

The longer you write, the better you become at it. That is simply because what our grandparents and parents used to tell us has a lot of truth to it: practice makes perfect. Aiming to achieve perfection might be a bit high and mighty, but maybe that’s not what our elders were trying to say. … More The infinite demands – and rewards – of the written word

Egypt’s Answer to ‘Street Cred’ for Reporters

By Genevieve Long Belmaker for the Foreign Policy Association READ THE FULL POST HERE Getting ‘Street Cred’ in Egypt By Genevieve Long Friday, February 4 6:05 am EST Journalists and reporters have an unofficial badge of honor they work for in their careers: credibility. Or what people in the media industry sometimes jokingly refer to as … More Egypt’s Answer to ‘Street Cred’ for Reporters

The Toll of War, Captured One Frame at a Time

By Tara MacIsaac for The Epoch Times http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/content/view/47165/ NEW YORK—“Billy Miller died because I wanted to go see a dead foreign fighter,” said war photographer Ashley Gilbertson. After a pregnant pause, he continued: “Everyone who goes off into conflict comes back with a sense of responsibility.” Gilbertson shared a powerful and very personal account of … More The Toll of War, Captured One Frame at a Time

Years After Fleeing Haiti, Reaching Out to Devastated Colleagues

by Genevieve Long for The Epoch Times NEW YORK—For Haitians in the U.S., the aftermath of the recent earthquake in their native country has been a traumatic ordeal. As they try to reach friends, family, loved ones, and colleagues day after day, even making a simple phone call is almost impossible. And when a call … More Years After Fleeing Haiti, Reaching Out to Devastated Colleagues

From Liberian Rebels to the Afghan Front Lines

Photographer and documentary filmmaker Tim Hetherington tells of his work By Joshua Philipp for The Epoch Times Read the full article about Tim Hetherington in a talk with Mario Tama at NYU on The Epoch Times’ website NEW YORK—He has taken a unique approach to documentary journalism: living his stories. From the battlefields of the … More From Liberian Rebels to the Afghan Front Lines

Tim Hetherington in NYC Forum Dec. 8 at NYU

Register to see Tim Hetherington in NYC on Dec. 8 here The Epoch Times cordially invites you to attend an evening with Tim Hetherington, an award-winning photojournalist and filmmaker. He will discuss his new book, Long Story Bit By Bit: Liberia Retold, as well as his upcoming documentary about a platoon of U.S. Airborne soldiers … More Tim Hetherington in NYC Forum Dec. 8 at NYU

12 Journalists Killed in Philippine Massacre

by Charlotte Cuthbertson for The Epoch Times CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL STORY ABOUT JOURNALISTS KILLED IN THE PHLIPPINES In a massive act of violence, more than 30 people have been murdered in the Philippines, at least 12 of them journalists. Mostly unidentified armed men, including two policemen, appear to be responsible, according to … More 12 Journalists Killed in Philippine Massacre