• July 2011
    Five good thoughts. Thanks for this, Jenn and Sarah. And I was actually at a reading that allowed the knife-throwing in Brooklyn and I can tell you that space was uncomfortably tight and hot and the knives, well, were a bit...knifey. So, good call.
  • July 2011
    Agreed. Foreign correspondents do receive hostile environment training, but not specific training about how to prevent sexual assault and what to do if it happens. What's worse, in my mind, is the closed nature of newsrooms that prevents women from...
  • July 2011
    Thank you, Christina. It is really remarkable how much the U.S. media ignores the local picture. All our stats point to violence being greater among local journos. Here's another: 87% of all journalists killed around the world (meaning targeted,...
  • July 2011
    Those numbers are staggering-- 93% of all journalists murdered are local. I would not have thought that at all, and it really pulls into sharp focus the fact that though our media may be up in arms about the violence one of "our" journalists faced...

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