Worth a read: Journalist recounts her sexual assault by a colleague on her first night in Ukraine | dvafoto

Worth a read: Journalist recounts her sexual assault by a colleague on her first night in Ukraine

Last week, Balkanist magazine published an account by a young presumably-British journalist’s of her sexual assault by a colleague on the night of her arrival in Kyiv, Ukraine, to cover the political situation there. The piece is well worth a read, raising important points about what women face working in the male-dominated field of conflict journalism.

The Malaysia Air Crash: Should We Publish Pictures of Bodies? – Megan Garber – The Atlantic

The Malaysia Air Crash: Should We Publish Pictures of Bodies?

There are only nine images of the crash so far from the Reuters news wire, and the one containing the young woman’s body is the most illustrative of them all. It’d be easy to miss her, pale and small, within the wreckage. It’d be easy to miss the warning Reuters appended to its caption: “ATTENTION EDITORS – VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATH.”

More Questions Over Ethics: Is Reuters Enabling ISIL and are they Working with Sympathizers Again? — BagNews


Image phpMore Questions Over Ethics: Is Reuters Enabling ISIL and are they Working with Sympathizers Again?

Most of the news agency photos being published of actual ISIS fighters (with a few exceptions stated below) are being pulled from either Twitter sites run by Isis or from jihadi-related Twitter posts. The question is, how is Reuters getting these pictures? And more significantly, has Reuters been enabling ISIL over the past three weeks in exchange for access?