International War Reportage: giving a voice to the voiceless and the journalists responsibility and ethic


Thanks to the work of journalists reporting from conflict zones, we know more about the reality of conflict than ever before. But what standards must journalists adhere to in order to deliver stories that are authentic, powerful and impartial? And are there some lines a journalist should never cross, physically or in terms of principle?

Bidisha is a writer, critic and TV and radio broadcaster. She signed her first novel deal, with HarperCollins, at 16. She writes for the Guardian, the Financial Times, New Statesman, New Humanist and various publications in the Middle East.