Reporting from Unruly, Uncivil Places: Journalist Voices from the Front Line

  • Simon Cottle


Across the preceding chapters we have sought to highlight and then contextualise in historical and global contexts the dangers and risks now being experienced by journalists when going about their professional practice of reporting news in and from some of the most dangerous places in the world. We have also provided hard empirical evidence about these increased dangers, and the various patterns and trends that characterise them. This chapter and the next deliberately seek to go behind some of these statistical trends and give prominence to the voices, views and experiences of the journalists themselves, in their own words. Through these first-hand testimonies and accounts, often recounted at length, we learn of the dangers and risks that now confront journalists, and how they seek to keep themselves safe.


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