The Dangerous Realities Of Conflict Reporting
Dr James Dorsey, Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore | Tehmina Kaoosji, Independent Broadcast Journalist
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On Wednesday, Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by sniper fire in the West Bank city of Jenin while covering Israeli military raids. We discuss the dangers journalists face when they step into conflict zones and how tragedies like this affect press freedom. Then, we get into the importance of having female role models and representation in journalism.
Image source: Shireen Abu Akleh, Official Facebook Page
Produced by: Alia Zefri, Jeremy Ng, Lee Chwi Lynn
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn
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Categories: international, Law/Activism, controversies
Tags: shireen abu akleh, conflict reporting, evening edition, inside story, conflict zone, journalism, war, israeli-palestine, press freedom,