Resources for War & Civil Conflict, Press Freedom

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UN Security Council Addresses Journalists' Safety

On July 17th, the United Nations held an open debate on the issue of safety of journalists, focusing on protection for those targeted in conflict zones, and impunity for perpetrators. One week later, journalists, technologists and government officials gathered for TechCamp NYC in an effort to figure out ways in which technology can help make the practice of journalism safer.

Reporting War: Lessons From Iraq

At Berkeley's conference on The Media at War, speakers raised tough questions about press freedom and independence, about the relationship between media and military, and about the ethics of presenting, or withholding, graphic and disturbing details to mainstream audiences.