On 13 February 2012, war-correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy entered war-ravaged Syria to cover the plight of civilians trapped in besieged Homs, under attack by the Syrian army. Only one of them returned. This is their story.
The role of the foreign correspondent has changed immeasurably in the past 20 years. With phones tracked by enemy satellites and an ever increasing kidnap bounty on their head, the days of journalists passing through a checkpoint with 200 cigarettes and a bottle of scotch are over. On Tuesday 1st November, in an event organised […]
This event is organised by The Artistic Horde.
The format of the evening will be varied; as well as performances from the poetry finalists themselves, there will also be a brief talk about War Child’s work, a performance by Anthony Anaxagorou and a musical interlude by a fantastic young talent. In the audience there will also be a range of well known poets, such as Owen Shears and Philip Wells.
This event is organised by FFR (Frontline Freelance Register) and RISC (Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues), all ticket money will go towards their work supporting freelance journalists. It will take place at the Century Club.
By Anna Reitman Photojournalist and filmmaker Paul Conroy joined Channel 4 News’ international editor Lindsey Hilsum at the Frontline Club on 6 June, to give a personal account of his experiences in Syria, detailed in his new book Under the wire: Marie Colvin’s Final Assignment. Encouraged by his friends, Conroy wrote the book as he recovered […]
Paul Conroy will be joining us in conversation with international editor at Channel 4 News, Lindsey Hilsum, to talk about Under The Wire. Offering a testimony of war reportage, and a personal account of the final assignment he embarked on with Marie Colvin, one of the foremost journalists of our generation.