On the frontline with female reporters
Hannah Storm – Media Online – Wednesday, 29 August 2012 (originally published 27 Aug)
International journalist Hannah Storm put together a groundbreaking book of the personal experiences of women journalists in war-zones. She explains why she did it.
It’s almost 18 months since Cairo’s Tahrir Square entered the media’s collective consciousness as the birthplace of the Egyptian revolution. And it’s almost 18 months since it entered that collective consciousness for a reason that was much closer to home.
In February last year, the South African-born journalist and CBS foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan was covering events in Tahrir Square when she was subjected to what her network called “a brutal and sustained sexual attack and beating” . . .
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