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.
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Helen Benedict talks about interviewing female veterans who experienced sexual assault in Iraq; and how they represent a small, but important part of the story of women serving in the military.
Aaron Glantz, a former war correspondent, writes about the death of Dwight Radcliff, an Air Force veteran who overcame homelessness to become president of the United States Veterans Initiative.
Donna DeCesare speaks with Kael Alford about her evolution as a photojournalist and the connections between her efforts to document the oil-driven war in Iraq and the impact of unfolding natural disasters in the Gulf of Mexico on fragile Louisiana communities.
Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington insist they didn't want to make an activist movie. They wanted to make a documentary that showed what military deployment was like, politics aside. They wanted to show why men keep going back to war even after the trauma and the bloodshed, why they keep seeking that sense of brotherhood. In the film "Restrepo," they've succeeded.