Mike Thomson

March 6, 2013

When reporting from Haiti, Mali or Syria, are our cameras turned off too quickly?

By Caroline Schmitt What is the relationship between the extent of a disaster, its media coverage and the resulting help from charities and the public? A panel of Sky News and BBC journalists, DFID and experts with a background in humanitarian aid analysed these dependencies at a ShelterBox event hosted by the Frontline Club on March 5 […]

March 16, 2009

Live tonight – Colin Freeman and Mary Harper on Somalia

You can now watch the event here.   Colin Freeman, who was kidnapped in Somalia in November 2008 and held for six weeks, is at the club tonight to discuss his experience and the future for the “failed state” in the Horn of Africa. He’s joined by Mary Harper, a BBC Africa correspondent and Mike […]