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.”