Tag Archive | "war"

Sifting through the dross

At the time of writing we are engaged in a deadly war in Afghanistan from which we plan to excuse ourselves next year, apparently leaving the conflict largely unresolved with many dead and injured combatants and little else to show for it. Not dissimilar to our first excursion to Kabul in 1839 then. Read the full story

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Quote of the Week – 16/05/12

“You can’t photograph a flying bullet but you can capture genuine fear.” Read the full story

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Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin killed in Syria

The Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin has been killed amongst some of the heaviest shelling in the Syrian city of Homs. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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