Stefan Weichert and Emil Filtenborg were reportedly on assignment for The Daily Beast in the war zone.
"The people are being reduced to blood and dust. They are in pieces."
I discovered François Sureau in Le Point a quarter-century ago when he published, under the guidance of Jean Schmitt a report on the Balkans that appeared a short time before my own first voyage to Sarajevo. I encounter him again today with his strange new book.
Perhaps a further distinction should be made between literary works that impart meaning to war and those that face the fact that, of all human experiences, war is one of the most thoroughly senseless.
The bigger the story the longer it takes to reach the front pages of major newspapers and TV screens. That maxim is probably nowhere more evident in recent times than in the example of the War in Vietnam.
I've been spending time in Dubai with students and others involved in developing the next generation of the region's journalists. Everyone means well and is working hard, but I sense that these young people may slip into old patterns.
Gender issues go largely unreported in times of war. As soon as the civil unrest in Syria went violent, women disappeared as subjects in media stories. The Syrian Female Journalist Network wants to change this.