A War on Words: Is Journalism Disappearing from Conflict Zones?

A War on Words: Is Journalism Disappearing from Conflict Zones?

Because of an increase in security issues and targeted attacks, journalists have been disappearing from conflict zones. How does this impact the news we receive from war zones? Recently the ICRC and the Australian Red Cross held a panel event, War on Words: Is Journalism Disappearing from Conflict Zones. ICRC director-general Yves Daccord was joined by two of Australia's most well regarded foreign correspondents, Helen Vatsikopoulos, journalist and academic at the University of Technology Sydney, and Peter Cave, retired war correspondent and foreign editor of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Dr Caroline Fisher, Assistant Professor in Journalism at the University of Canberra moderated the panel. Read more about the discussion and highlights of the panel here

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