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November 27, 2016

Trump: the ripple that became a wave?

For Trump, world security isn’t ‘an American problem’


November 19, 2014

How to Freelance Safely – Part Two

By Graham Lanktree  As many major news organisations close foreign bureaus, freelancers are called on more and more to cover global conflicts. They face risks often without the structure, training and resources that come with having a large media outlet behind you. Continuing a conversation that began at the end of October in New York at the […]


September 21, 2011

Content is King – David Carr in conversation with Richard Gizbert

By Charlotte Eyre Original and innovative content will remain the keystone of the news industry as the media machine progresses, David Carr said in a discussion with Richard Gizbert  on Monday.  New York Times media industry columnist David Carr highlighted the problem of making journalism count in an increasingly digitalised industry when he was at […]


August 17, 2011

That back to school feeling: talks and screenings to feed your mind in September

There are plenty of talks and screenings at Frontline Club in September to get the grey matter going after the summer season.  At our First Wednesday Special, discuss the cultural and political changes set in motion by the events of 9/11 ten years ago and look ahead to the next decade. We’ll also be discussing extremism, Somalia, photography in […]


July 20, 2011

News Corp rounds on New York Times and WikiLeaks as Murdochs face questions over phonehacking

A columnist at the Wall Street Journal has hit back at the New York Times for its critical coverage of its parent company News Corp, arguing that the damage caused by its publication of WikiLeaks’ documents "almost certainly exceeded" what was done by the News of the World. The performance of James and Rupert Murdoch before the […]


February 17, 2011

What WikiLeaks has told us

Since 2006, the whistleblowers’ website WikiLeaks has published a mass of information we would otherwise not have known.  The leaks have exposed dubious procedures at Guantanamo Bay and detailed meticulously the Iraq War’s unprecedented civilian death-toll.  They have highlighted the dumping of toxic waste in Africa as well as revealed America’s clandestine military actions in […]


September 27, 2010 7:00 PM

THIRD PARTY EVENT Generation’s End: A Personal Memoir of American Power after 9/11

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In Generation’s End: A Personal Memoir of American Power after 9/11, Scott Malcomson recalls his time as the New York Times’ op-ed editor during some of the most important events in modern American history. Malcomson, currently foreign editor of the New York Times Magazine, will be joined on stage at this exclusive event at the Frontline Club by New York Time London bureau chief, John F. Burns.


July 26, 2010

Media round up: Wikileaks releases Afghanistan war logs

Main coverage Wikileaks "The Afghan War Diary [is] an extraordinary secret compendium of over 91,000 reports covering the war in Afghanistan from 2004 to 2010. The reports describe the majority of lethal military actions involving the United States military. "We hope its release will lead to a comprehensive understanding of the war in Afghanistan and […]


July 12, 2010

Do images of the aftermath of an attack help insurgents?

Earlier today I came across an interesting blog post by Holly Pickett who recently finished her seven week rotation as the New York Times bureau photographer in Baghdad. She says: "It is nearly impossible to photograph the aftermath of a car bomb or street battle. In most cases, the scene is blocked by police, and cameras […]


May 18, 2010

Russian war correspondent discovers journalism is more dangerous at home

In this New York Times article we learn of the fate of Mikhail Beketov who dared to investigate corruption in Moscow. Beketov, a former army officer, had reported from both Afghanistan and Chechnya but Russia proved to be more dangerous.  As his paper, Khimkinskaya Pravda, wrote about the dealings of local officials and questioned party […]


September 10, 2009

Being a Journalist is not Enough

The rescue of kidnapped New York Times journalist Stephen Farrell is a stark reminder of the dangers of reporting from the frontline in places like Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia where Amanda Lindhout and Nigel Brennan are still held hostage one year on. Although Mr Farrell was rescued today by NATO forces, his colleague, journalist and […]


June 30, 2009

Get back alive

Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times has "been around the block a few times" and is offering advice to would be foreign correspondents on how to report on a global crisis for YouTube’s Reporters Center. The centre aims to give advice to newbies and non-journalists, The YouTube Reporters’ Center is a new resource to […]


June 11, 2009

End Times at The New York Times

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c End Times thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Newt Gingrich Unedited Interview   The Daily Show take a tour of the offices of the New York Times. If you want to know what’s black and white and red all over… watch the […]


December 29, 2008

Nick Kristof makes Cambodian visit

I had the privilege to meet New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof this past weekend, as he was inaugurating the school he and his family donated in Prey Veng province. (Full disclosure: the school building program is part of an NGO chaired by my boss.) Kristof has reached this blessed position where he actually gets […]


February 19, 2008

Israel – Palestine on Record: How the New York Times Misreports Conflict in the Middle East

When Israel was occupying much of southern Lebanon in 1984, I recall reporting, in a paragraph or two in a larger story, that I’d just been in a trashed Shi’ite village where, amongst other things, a car had been run over by an Israeli tank. That evening I received a checking query from New York. […]