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War Correspondents

O'Reilly, Williams and Real War Correspondents

Jon Soltz | Posted 04.25.2015 | Media
Jon Soltz

So many war correspondents are similar to the many men and women in uniform, who work hard, do their jobs, and even perform acts of heroism, that you'll never hear about, and who never go around bragging, seeking recognition. Then, we have Bill O'Reilly.

J-Schools Must Include Safety Courses in Curricula

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.04.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Both IFJ and UNESCO have been quite active in promoting the topic and have published guidebooks on how journalists can protect themselves in various scenarios that spell trouble. It's the belief that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."

47 Years Later, These Vietnam War Photos Still Haunts Us

Posted 11.04.2013 | World

In October of 1966, the Vietnam War had already been raging for nearly 11 years. Thousands of troops were still fighting, and in their midst a courage...

Famed War Correspondent: Journalists More At Risk Today Than Ever

Posted 12.11.2012 | Media

Sebastian Junger, author of 'War' and director of the documentary Restrepo joined HuffPost Live Tuesday to discuss his Reporters Instructed In Saving ...

The Story That Made Walter Cronkite Famous

Timothy Gay | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Timothy Gay

Walter Cronkite was an obscure wire service scribbler, just one of dozens of expatriate American journalists trying to describe the war against Hitler from bomb-ravaged London. Forty-eight hours later, he was instantly transformed into Walter Cronkite, Famous Correspondent.

In Good Taste: Lee Miller in Fashion and Food

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts
Elizabeth Nicholas

The dark undercurrent to this mastery of haute couture and cuisine is often a self-flagellating obsession with quality control. Underlying both disciplines is the illusion of control.

Imagine 5 Alternative Careers

Delia Lloyd | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

It's fun to try to imagine all the things you might do if you weren't doing whatever it is that currently defines your profession/lifestyle, but it's also really useful.

Movie Review: Under Fire: Journalists in Combat

Zorianna Kit | Posted 02.01.2012 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

After watching Under Fire: Journalists in Combat, you will never look at another war photograph or video without thinking of the journalist behind it.

Afghan War Raises Questions of Coverage In The U.S.

New York Times | BRIAN STELTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

American networks each generally have one correspondent in Kabul at all times, sometimes working on a freelance basis. The office space in Kabul is a ...

Hannah Allam, War Correspondent, Reports From Iraq While Pregnant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

War correspondent Hannah Allam is facing an extra challenge as she covers the war in Iraq: she is five months pregnant. Although the pregnancy sometim...

Real Journalism and the Road Ahead

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Vivian Norris

The first thing you do in a war is control and take out your enemy's communication system. Our news has been taken over by entertainment, propaganda and massive corporations. We need to to take back the media.

Jason Linkins

Ralph Peters Calls For Military Killing Of War Journalists | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The editors behind neo-con spankbook Journal of International Security Affairs have truly outdone themselves, by allowing a piece by conservative mili...

Martha Raddatz On Covering Wars: "You Sleep With Strange Men Or With Your Male Producer"

Broadcasting & Cable | Marisa Guthrie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

While ABC News recently announced that it would expand its partnership with the BBC to cover breaking news in Iraq, the network is still spending reso...

Jason Linkins

What Joe The Plumber Should Know Before He Heads To A War Zone | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

No matter how the whole "war correspondent" thing goes, Joe The Plumber will have his chance to test his mettle in the shtetl.

Larry Flynt And The Politics Of Hope

Jon Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jon Raymond

In this upside-down country of lying presidents and corrupt politicians, it seems almost natural that the one true champion of real American values is a world-class pornographer.