Brennan, who suffered a traumatic brain injury in Afghanistan and was diagnosed with PTSD upon returning home, offers a uniquely personal and clear-eyed account of military culture and life as a veteran. Judges called Brennan’s blogging “fresh,” “powerful” and “profound.” Brennan's contributions to the "At War" blog were originally published in the New York Times in 2012.
Resources for War & Civil Conflict
2012 Ochberg Fellow Stuart Hughes chaired a panel discussion at London's Frontline Club, which focused on today’s challenges, opportunities and risks for freelance journalists.
In 2009, former news editor of the Sunday Times and the Observer Andrew Hogg spoke to journalism students at the City University in London about the treatment of torture victims. In the wake of the London High Court decision allowing three Kenyans to sue the UK government for torture they suffered during the 1950s and 60s Mau Mau revolution, we revive this illuminating speech.
Ana Arana and Habiba Nosheen probe the ethical, practical and craft challenges they faced reporting on the case of Oscar Ramirez, who, nearly 30 years after the fact, learned he was a survivor of a government massacre.
In April 2012, the Dart Center hosted 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.
How to make a difference in reporting about human rights, doing justice to testimonies and finding the right balance and language was at the core of this years’ Dart Center Europe panel “Reporting about human rights without infringing the rights of those who are reported on” at the Global Media Forum in Bonn.