reporting

Monday 04 February 2019, 7:00 pm

How To Lose A Country: an Evening with Ece Temelkuran and Patrick Cockburn

You may have noticed that Populism is getting quite… popular. In the last 20 years, populist parties in Europe have tripled their votes. By 2018, they were in government in 11 countries. Populist leaders now govern countries with a combined population of over 2 billion people. How did we get here? Where are we going? What’s at stake? 

  Watch the video stream of How to Lose a Country


Tuesday 05 February 2019, 7:00 pm

‘A Private War’ Exclusive Pre-screening + Q&A

Join us for an exclusive pre-screening of ‘A Private War’. We’re partnering with Women in Journalism for a Q&A afterwards with Matthew Heinemann and Paul Conroy, chaired by Eleanor Mills.

  Watch the video stream of ‘A Private War’ Exclusive Q&A


Saturday 11 February 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Story-Based Inquiry Workshop: Tools & Techniques

Story-based Inquiry is based on doctoral-level research, over 100 years of collective experience, and field-testing with literally thousands of journalists and researchers. SBI has been hailed as “a major contribution” for its effectiveness and simplicity. If you are unsure of how to undertake long-form projects, in particular work that involves investigative skills, or feel the need to make your work more efficient, this seminar with the creators of SBI will help you.


Wednesday 16 November 2016, 7:00 PM

Investigating and Reporting on Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Frontline Club is collaborating with the annual Trust Women Conference to present a discussion focused on investigating and reporting on sexual violence in conflict. With a focus on Syria our panel will be mapping out what is being done to help individuals and societies affected by sexual violence, and discuss ethical practices for journalists reporting on the topic and engaging with survivors.


Tuesday 12 April 2016, 7:00 PM

Insight with Zaina Erhaim: Syria’s Rebellious Women

Join us for a discussion with IWPR’s Syria coordinator and award-winning Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim. This event will feature a screening of Zaina’s short films from the series Syria’s Rebellious Women, offering a rare insight into the challenges facing women living and working in rebel-held parts of Syria. 


Thursday 12 May 2016, 7:00 PM

Screening: The Siege + Q&A

The Siege of Sarajevo was the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare. In this award-winning new documentary acclaimed journalists Remy Ourdan and Patrick Chauvel masterfully capture the experiences of the city’s residents who experienced the siege firsthand. As these men and women recall memories of everyday life under the blockade, history interweaves with personal testimony to create a humanising portrait of battle and resistance.


January 25, 2016

Professionalising Citizen Journalism

By Adam Barr “We all work in closing spaces around the world where journalism is becoming more and more difficult.” The challenges of reporting on places and conflicts forgotten by the mainstream media were laid bare on Tuesday 19 January, as the Frontline Club hosted an in-depth discussion on the professionalisation of citizen journalism. Trevor […]


Tuesday 19 January 2016, 7:00 PM

Eyewitness: Professionalising Citizen Journalism

Everyday there are even more places and stories that foreign correspondents cannot access. While the outside perspective they bring is critical, local insights are equally valuable. This discussion will bring together a few key players working on new models of foreign reporting to address the issues of verification and bias, and of which technology is working and which isn’t. They will discuss the challenges faced and delve into what the future of this new reporting holds.


Tuesday 23 June 2015, 7:00 PM

News Reporting and Navigating Risk: Is Gender a Factor?

This event is organised by the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and the Frontline Freelance Register (FFR).
News Reporting and Navigating Risk will be a moderated discussion with accomplished journalists who have reported from hostile environments around the world about their experiences with a focus on best practices for security, emotional self care, and access to medical, mental health, and emergency resources.


Thursday 23 October 2014, 8:30 PM

Conflict and Disaster Reporting: Does the Public Still Care?

This event is organised by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI).

On 23 October 1984, the BBC aired a landmark report on the famine in Ethiopia. Describing the crisis as a ‘biblical famine’, the report galvanised the public, spurred the UK government into action and prompted the creation of the infamous Live Aid concert. Join the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) as they examine the current state of conflict and disaster reporting and how humanitarian agencies can work with the media to raise awareness and much-needed funds.


Tuesday 19 November 2013, 7:00 PM

Syria: Changing Media Coverage?

The conflict in Syria has taken the lives of many journalists and many more have been kidnapped and remain missing. The level of risk for journalists in the country is extremely high and yet the imperative to cover what is happening there is equally so.

In partnership with the Overseas Press Club we will be bringing together a panel of journalists and editors to talk about the challenges to journalism that have arisen from the high risk of covering the conflict in Syria and the work that needs to be done to better ensure the safety of journalists working there.


Monday 7 October 2013, 8:00 PM

War Correspondents on the Road at the Century Club

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.


Wednesday 25 September 2013, 7:00 PM

When Reporters Cross the Line

If the role of journalists is to bear witness to history, can they ever justify participating in the events they are reporting? A new publication by Stewart Purvis and Jeff Hulbert brings together the stories of 15 journalists caught between covering the story and stepping beyond journalistic conventions. We will be joined by the authors and some of the journalists featured to debate the boundaries and parameters of journalistic coverage, and when the rules of reporting can be bent and broken.


Friday 6 September 2013, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Investigative Journalism with Iain Overton

Join us for this one-day workshop that will introduce you to life as an investigative journalist.


Thursday 6 June 2013, 7:00 PM

In conversation with Paul Conroy – Under the Wire: Marie Colvin’s Final Assignment

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.


Friday 15 February 2013, 7:00 PM

Screening: Reportero + Q&A

In Mexico, more than 40 journalists have been killed or have vanished since December 2006. Reportero illustrates the ruthless practices of the drug cartels, and the corruption that makes it so dangerous for journalists to do their jobs. Followed by a Q&A over Skype with director Bernardo Ruiz.


February 20, 2012 10:00 AM

One Day Workshop: Multimedia Storytelling @MediaStorm

This one-day workshop provides an overview of multimedia storytelling approaches while engaging participants in discussion about the most appropriate ways to create a
multimedia story. Through real world examples, the instructor will share proven
techniques to improve reporting and post production.


January 20, 2012 7:00 PM

UK Premiere Screening: Tears of an Afghan warlord

Tears of an Afghan Warlord is the product of an intimate 10 year journey into the life of Mamour Hasan and his desire to maintain peace in his region. After years of hardship and war it becomes increasingly difficult for him to convince others of his ideas, including his eldest son. The film portrays the desperate attempts of man to uphold democratic ideals where democracy has failed and the pressures and arguments Afghani’s have to join the Taliban.


October 19, 2011

Reporting conflict: competition, pressure and risks

View in iTunes Watch the event here.  By Helena Williams In a year where 100 journalists have been killed so far while trying to tell the story, and as the media’s coverage of events rocking the Middle East have been brought into sharp relief, it seems high time to examine the delicate relationship between ensuring the […]


October 12, 2011

Vaughan Smith wins war reporting prize for his film Blood and Dust

Frontline Club founder Vaughan Smith has been given a prestigious Bayeux-Calvados award for Blood and Dust, a film shot during 10 days spent with a US Medevac helicopter team in Afghanistan. The awards, which were launched in 1994, recognise the work of journalists covering conflicts around the world. Smith’s film, which was shown on Al Jazeera in […]


August 29, 2011

Afghanistan: The mistake was not going in, but not knowing why we were there

If you want to take part in further discussion about the impact of the War on Terror on our world today and how it might shape our future, come along to our FIRST WEDNESDAY SPECIAL: Changing world – conflict, culture and terrorism in the 21st century on Wednesday, 7 September. The decision to go into Afghanistan was […]