I’m quite uncomfortable with the VICE videos, especially when their head of news programming refused to disclose the terms upon which they were created. Do the VICE videos provide context, the video producer on hand establishing himself as an embed and a documentarian? Yes, they do. At the same time, however, how much was VICE there for the sensation and to enhance their own scintillating brand?
The United States — unlike several European countries that have funneled millions to the terror group to spare the lives of their citizens — refused to pay
Ben Anderson is a war journalist and documentary filmmaker for Vice News. His latest book is The Interpreters.
In a series of interviews on Wednesday, reporters, editors and those who monitor the freedom of the press described a harsh environment for reporters both at home and abroad, complicated by changes in the way that journalists work, and a change in the way they are viewed by both governments, and the public.
“This dangerous action was in response to photojournalist Raffe Lazarian asking [the police officer] the simple question, ‘Which way do I need to go in order to get to the media area?’” Osterreicher wrote.
the future is shaped by people like Jim Foley, and the overwhelming majority of humanity who are appalled by those who killed him.
Brave, committed, humble, fun and a great reporter. Colleagues remember the American journalist James Foley, who has been executed by jihadist militants.