In today’s image-saturated culture, what is the purpose behind taking and showing images of war and crisis? Looking at some of the themes explored in Lauren Walsh’s new book, “Conversations on Conflict Photography”, we speak to award-winning photographers and leading photo editors about their experiences.
In the eighth of our series of ‘Ethics in the News’ events at the Frontline Club, Hannah Storm, director and CEO of the Ethical Journalism Network, will be speaking to Rana Sabbagh a founder of Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ).
Rana will discuss the challenges of running an investigative journalism organisation based in Jordan and working with journalists in extremely difficult circumstances around the region with Sarah Giaziri , Director of the Frontline Freelance Register, and Mark Hunter, who has worked with ARIJ to develop the ‘Story-Based Inquiry’ approach to investigative journalism.
We will also hear from BBC Special Correspondent Nawal Al-Maghafi and Mohamed Aboelgheit about their experience reporting from Yemen and other countries in the region.
In 2015, as refugees wind their way across Europe they are accompanied by a pack of fellow travellers – reporters, camera-operators, producers and news vans. British director, Orban Wallace, turns the camera in a new direction: the world’s 24-hour news gatherers in pursuit of the breaking story.