Long, Genevieve
January 2009
Quill;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p20
Trade Publication
This article reports on the working conditions for journalists reporting from war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. Over 100 journalists were killed in Iraq between 2003 and 2008. Dexter Filkins of "The New York Times," says it is still dangerous in many areas. Many reporters choose to be embedded with the military for safety reasons. Robert Nickelsberg, a photojournalist for "Time" magazine, says conditions are almost unworkable. Reporters are forced to travel with security contingents making it difficult to get an accurate sense of what is happening.


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