War Teaches Lessons About Fear and Courage

Meyer, Cheryl Diaz
June 2006
Nieman Reports;Summer2006, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p56
This section presents an article about the experiences of a war correspondent. The first war story of the journalist is about a battle in northern Afghanistan. In 2001, she was following an opposition movement. After a few minutes, the correspondent observed a loud and chaotic battle. As soon as she heard the explosions from rocket-propelled grenades, the journalist ran low. She plastered her body on the nearest mud wall and waited for the resounding explosion before she decided to continue covering the battle.


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