Johann Hari wins the Orwell

The Independent’s Johann Hari has won the Orwell Prize for journalism. One of the five stories the judges picked up on was his extraordinary piece about France’s role in the Central African Republic – if you haven’t already read it, do so – you won’t be disappointed. He thanked the stringers he has worked with in his acceptance speech,

The most important people to thank are the stringers and translators who I work with when I travel to some of the world’s dodgier places – people like Abdul Halim, who I just worked with in Bangladesh, or Idris Ahmed who I worked with in the Central African Republic. They keep you safe, and they take the flak for your stories long after you’ve gone. link