[video:youtube:aGzGzyyDLNM] Your typical frontline trader offering your typical frontline goods to your typical soldier soldiering in your typical Middle East war zone. via The Observers.
Tony Perry, a staffer with the LA Times and regular visitor to Iraq, takes us on a tour of a typical bookshelf found in American soldier’s barracks on a recent trip to Iraq, As I jump from base to base in Anbar province where the Marines are stationed, I always prowl the book collection. Some […]
Following on from her BBC radio interview with Simon Mayo, war reporter Asne Seierstad gets the 5-minute interview treatment in The Independent today, The most surprising thing to happen to me was … Realising that people read my books all around the world. That surprises me all the time. link
In a series of behind the scenes films ITV’s Mark Austin and Phil Reay Smith describe life working as reporters in Helmand province, Afghanistan. And by the looks of things it’s all rather snug. As Mark says, “It’s the best food in terms of being in a theatre of war that I’ve ever tasted.” I […]
[video:youtube:D99NHb6B03s] I really do not know what to say… via Abu Muqawama
Nicola Sadler returns from two months in a war zone reporting for Fox News to discover her sister Brooke – pictured above – fancies a shot at war reporting, just like Nicola and war correspondent Dad Brent Sadler. Nicola is not amused. The Daily Mail has more, Recently, after two gruelling months in Baghdad reporting […]
British food bloggers descended upon the Frontline Club in London last week for our monthly Food and Wine event. Fortunately, all seemed to come away very impressed. Fraser from Blogjam and the Observer Food Monthly blog had his say, wine blogger Andrew blogged his experience at Spittoon.biz and Jeanne from Cook Sister! promises me she […]
[video:youtube:LDy7vn7-LX4] Billionaire Sam Zell who owns the Tribune Company (Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and New York Newsday) fires off two barrels during a Q&A at the Orlando Sentinel. Photographer Sara Fajardo questioned the media moghul twice about softening news coverage and Zell was not best pleased. Gawker has more, The journalist in the […]
Variety magazine is less than impressed with a new play called The Maddening Truth that portrays the life of the famous war correspondent Martha Gellhorn who died in 1998. Martha is particularly well known for her eyewitness accounts of the Spanish Civil War, the devastation at Dachau, and the American bombing of Vietnam, As modern […]
[video:youtube:iFFK655bbEU] A TV news reporter in Canada gets more than he bargained for when reporting on an infestation of Canadian Brown Finches. This is one reporter with a nose (and mouth) for a story…
[video:youtube:cG-wXgDhO54] A “war reporter” in Iraq gives the subtitle treatment to her interviewee…
[video:brightcove:1026280250] 2008 looks set to host something of a war film mania. Matt Damon is the latest actor to go to war. The star of the Bourne trilogy of films, starts work in Spain today with film director Paul Greengrass and actress Amy Ryan on an as yet untitled war thriller about life in Green […]
Frontline Club Founder member Ben Hammersley emails to say he thinks it is and I’m inclined to agree with him, On December 14th [on page 1A of the Lewiston Tribune] ran two substantial photos: In one, a husky man in a black-and-blue checkered coat is seen hanging Christmas decorations in a shop window. In the […]
Jocelyne Saab started out as a war reporter in 1975 before turning her hand to fiction and feature films in 1985 with her first film, Suspended Life. She talks with NewIndPress at the International Film Festival of Kerala about her work as a war reporter and her more recent artistic endeavours with “Strange Games and […]
Looking for a brain teasing, stocking filler this festive season? Where is Moldova? is a wannabe Foreign Correspondent’s first step on the ladder and a don’t-wannabe a Foreign Correspondent anymore’s memory stretcher. So good, The Times, just named it numero uno present this Christmas.
The streets of Rhondda valley in Wales prove to be a tad dangerous for this Sky News reporter.
This American bloke. Hopefully his finger is not poised on the trigger. In fact, watch all 1 minute and 12 seconds and you’ll see it’s poised perfectly clearly.
While googling around for a half decent link for David Axe in the last post, I came across this comic strip, one of 19 based on ‘the Axe’ experience of war reporting. Axe blogs at the honestly titled War is boring.
That’s right, you too can be the leader of Hezbollah. The Lebanese group have entered the world of video gaming bringing the frontline to a living room near you. No surprises for guessing who the enemy is, The Lebanese armed group Hezbollah has launched a new computer game with Israel as the enemy. Special Force […]