This week on Frontlne blogs: from whistleblowers to Midan Tahrir

April 15, 2011

For a round up of the special Frontline Club/ New Statesman whistleblowers event on Saturday 9 April, take a look at Ryan Gallagher’s posts:

Whistleblowers make the world a safer place debate

Report: Whistleblowers make the world a safer place debate Report: Whistleblowers make the world a safer place debate (II)

You can listen to the podcast here and here’s a round-up of what some of the blog posts and websites said about the event.

Following Tuesday’s event, Sophia Spring‘s blog post In the Picture: On your doorstep, photography and poverty includes a slide show of her photographs and write up of the discussion between Liz Hingley and Gideon Mendel speaking about their work with Diana Smythe, deputy editor of the British Journal of Photography.

For quotes from our panel: Dina Matar, senior lecturer in Arab media and political communication at SOAS; Faisal J. Abbas, a blogger for the Huffington Post; Hugh Miles, award-winning investigative journalist specialising in the Middle East and North Africa and Ayman Mohyeldin, Middle East-based correspondent for Al Jazeera English, take a look at Can Arab state-owned media recover from crisis of credibility?which also has video of the discussion chaired by author and broadcaster Tom Fenton.

On our Frontline blog Deborah Bonello has written from Mexico about training for journalists covering drug-related violence.

Davide Morandini, an Italian freelance photojournalist based in Cairo, Egypt explains the opposition’s decision to suspend demonstrations, and cancel today’s protests calling for the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) to step down in Why the revolution should leave Midan Tahrir, for a moment at least.