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

Russia Bans UK Reporter after Wikileaks Reports

UK Reporter Denied Entry to Russia By Genevieve Long Belmaker for the Foreign Policy Association Tuesday, February 8 6:27 am EST A reporter for the UK’s Guardian has been denied re-entry to Russia after a two-month absence. Luke Harding, who is the Guardian’s Moscow correspondent, was told he could not enter Russia after two months away … More Russia Bans UK Reporter after Wikileaks Reports

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

Ashley Gilbertson on Photographing PTSD in NYC

Photographer Ashley Gilbertson talks to Chris Hondros talk on Dec. 6 in NYC about his recent projects photographing PTSD http://groundview2.eventbrite.com/ The Epoch Times cordially invites you to attend an evening with Ashley Gilbertson, an award-winning war photographer and VII Network photographer who spent several years photographing the war in Iraq. He will discuss his recent … More Ashley Gilbertson on Photographing PTSD in NYC

Vietnam’s Dirty Little War on Writers

by Genevieve Long for Media and Foreign Policy blog at the Foreign Policy Association The media is often used by those with competing messages to disseminate information or dis-information. Sometimes, though, the message is a lie. Vietnam is an unfortunate example of manipulating the media and choking free speech for their own destructive ends. Just … More Vietnam’s Dirty Little War on Writers