The Frontline Fund Annual Fundraising Dinner for Local Producers
Jeremy Bowen, Lindsey Hilsum, Allan Little, Jon Lee Anderson and Lyse Doucet invite you to the annual fundraising dinner for the Frontline Fund.
Lying to Survive: Love, Sex, Death and the Search for Truth In Tehran
By Elliott Goat “To live in Tehran you have to lie. Morals don’t come into it. Lying in Tehran is about survival.” Speaking at the Frontline Club on Wednesday 21 May about her new book City of Lies, Ramita Navai was joined in conversation by the BBC’s Middle East Correspondent Jeremy Bowen. She began by elaborating on the […]
Frontline Club Tenth Anniversary tribute
Your wonderful and kind messages mean so much to us, as has your friendship, council and support over so many years. There is no prize in our trade that we could ever value as much as your belief in us. – Vaughan and Pranvera Smith
Twenty Years of War Reporting: “A good moment for us is often the worst for them”
By Caroline Schmitt In October the Frontline Club held a tenth anniversary exhibition at the Prix Bayeux Awards and on 13 November they welcomed Prix Bayeux to London for an event to celebrate their twentieth anniversary. The event brought together past winners who each presented their distinguished pieces of reporting and looked back on 20 years of reporting conflict. The evening was […]
Where next for a post-Morsi Egypt?
By Daniel Alan Kennedy The 2011 revolution in Egypt raised hopes that democratic institutions would replace Hosni Mubarak’s dictatorship. The recent removal of President Morsi by the Egyptian military and the violence on the streets that followed has instead left Egypt facing an uncertain future. Jeremy Bowen, BBC Middle East Editor and renowned Egyptian journalist Yosri Fouda met […]
Egypt Crisis: Yosri Fouda in conversation with Jeremy Bowen
As political instability continues in Egypt, renowned Arab journalist Yosri Fouda will be joining the BBC’s Middle East Editor, Jeremy Bowen in conversation, to give some insight into how this situation will develop.
FULLY BOOKED Insight with Jeremy Bowen: The Arab Uprisings
BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen reflects on the past two years of game-changing moments in the history of the Middle East.
BBC Editor says he was advised to pull journalists from Libya by Foreign Office
On the eve of the fall of Sirte, the BBC’s World News Editor has revealed that the Foreign Office “strongly recommended” to broadcasters that they pull their journalists out of Libya prior to the start of NATO’s bombing campaign. Speaking at yesterday evening’s Frontline Club event on the pressures of reporting conflict, Jon Williams said […]
The Fixers Fund
If you’ve nipped into the Frontline Club recently you might have noticed the Fixers Fund gift donation envelopes, on the stairs, at the bar and in the forum. We’ve also put together a short video explaining more about the fund and how it was started following the murder of Ajmal Naqshbandi. Afghan journalist and fixer […]
Gaza media coverage – BBC and blogs
My research looks at how the BBC reports war and terrorism and specifically whether blogs make any difference to the way they do it. So here’s a rough ‘this-is-what-I’ve-found-first-time-round’ draft of how the BBC is using blogs to report from Gaza. Editors’ blog On the Editors’ blog, James Stephenson has written a post on Reporting […]
Insight with Jeremy Bowen: War Stories
The veteran BBC correspondent talks to Allan Little about the changes that have taken place in the ways in which wars are reported from the Gulf War to Bosnia, Afghanistan to Rwanda, as well as the changes in Jeremy himself.