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Reportage, Journalism and Media Coverage in Conflict Situations

[Montréal, Québec, Canada  27°C] Since my visit to Southern Sudan last spring—and with the intention of returning for next year’s election in April—I’ve been reading about working as a journalist in conflict situations and reading journalistic stories written from conflict zones. Some great books I’ve read lately are written by journalists covering areas of political instability and war as foreign correspondents. One of my favourites is Ryszard Kapuscinski’s The Shadow of the Sun. Kapuscinski was Poland’s first and only foreign correspondent in the 1950’s. He was sent to cover Africa as the continent unraveled from colonialism, providing readers with insight...