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The unseen perils of conflict journalism

January 3, 2013

The unseen perils of conflict journalism

Kishalay Bhattacharjee, No candles for Nanao! The Hoot, December 31, 2012 (via Kalpana Sharma)
Reflecting on the death of a journalist while covering a protest following the assault on-stage of a Manipuri actress, Bhattacharjee says that while posting journalists to cover conflict situations, media houses pay no attention to their own safety. She specifically mentions one resource designed
Along similar lines, Katherine Ronderos reports on several studies that underscore the safety challenges women journalists face. She mentions the Committee to Protect Journalists guide and its sections on Civil Matters and Disturbances and protecting oneself against sexual violence.
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