"Generation Iraq": Journalists Shaped by the Iraq War

On the ten year anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, the Dart Center revisits a conversation, held at Columbia University on April 4, 2012, among five acclaimed reporters and photographers who have been shaped by the Iraq war.


On April 4, 2012, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma hosted "Generation Iraq: Journalists Confront America's War," a conversation with four news professionals who have been shaped by the conflict — and whose words and images have defined the war and its ongoing impact for all of us.

Click below for audio or video of the panel, held in the World Room of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. Participants included:

  • Ali Adeeb, former news editor, New York Times Bagdhad Bureau and At War blogger

  • Peter van Agtmael, photographer, Magnum Images and author, 2nd Tour, Hope I Don't Die (Photolucida)

  • Ashley Gilbertson,photographer, VII and author, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (University of Chicago Press)

  • Amy Goodman, host, Democracy Now! and author, Breaking the Sound Barrier (Haymarket Books)

  • Sarah Stillman, contributing writer, The New Yorker

  • Bruce Shapiro, executive director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma (moderator)

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