Reflections: Lindsey Hilsum
In association with the BBC College of Journalism, the Frontline Club is bringing top journalists who are expert in their field and craft, to talk about their stories and the journalism that has shaped their careers. In the fifth of this inspiring new series Vin Ray, director of the BBC College of Journalism, will be in conversation with International Editor for Channel 4 News Lindsey Hilsum.
FULLY BOOKED War and aid: does humanitarian intervention work?
What is the reality of the humanitarian aid industry and what impact is it having on the people at the receiving end? How is the money spent and is there enough accountability to make sure it is spent in the right way? Join us at the Frontline Club with Conor Foley author of Thin Blue Line: How Humanitarianism Went to War and Linda Polman author of War Games: The Story of Aid and War in Modern Times.
Photographing the sex trade: Dana Popa at the Frontline Club on Friday
Romanian photographer Dana Popa will be speaking at the Frontline Club on Friday about her project not Natasha. Here is a taster of what the talk will involve.
Election Night at the Frontline Club
Join us at the Frontline Club from 7pm onwards to watch the General Election results in the Club room and Forum.
First Wednesday: Pre-election night special – is this a “change” election?
Paddy O’Connell of BBC Radio 4’s Broadcasting House will be in the chair for another of our First Wednesday discussions. First Wednesdays are an opportunity to debate with experts and commentators on a wide range of issues from domestic politics to international affairs, climate change and economics.
Going Solo: Freelance multimedia journalism is nothing to be scared of
By Jasper Jackson Journalists embarking on a freelance career should not be afraid of going it alone, but they must take advantage of new technology and multimedia toll to get noticed, according to a Frontline Club panel of freelance experts. If you couldn’t make the event, here is a video of the whole thing in […]
Going solo: Is this the time for freelancers and hyperlocal?
By Ewan Palmer By now it’s unlikely that journalists want to hear any more about how their industry is in turmoil. So how about suggesting ideas to sustain the craft: is the future in freelancing? Does it lie in entrepreneurialism? From employment to self-employed Working for yourself is an obvious solution for the […]
Journalists and kidnap: the modern dangers of reporting from the frontline
“When you get it right you win awards. When you get it wrong people say you’re naive.” That’s how freelance journalist Sean Langan describes the dilemma facing journalists working in hostile conflict zones every day. In a sense, just to be there reporting from a war zone is a risk – but if there were […]
Ed Kashi at the Frontline: Curse of the Black Gold
Photographer Ed Kashi was at the Frontline Club in March to talk about his work and experiences in the Niger Delta. Sean O’Hagan, who moderated this event, later reviewed Ed’s book for his On Photography column in the Guardian- and kindly gave the Club a mention too. Have a read here. If you missed the […]
Samoan Tsunami appeal today @ Financial Times
The Financial Times is hosting an auction of fantastic photographs on Tuesday 9th March to raise funds for Oxfam’s relief effort in Samoa. It is seven months since an 8.3 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami in Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga. In the immediate aftermath of the disaster Oxfam provided safe water, sanitation and food […]