Posts Tagged ‘front’

What we studied

By Trevor Bach A new kind of global journalism is here. It may reach us in 140-character tweets, instead of the traditional 2,000-word Sunday takeout on the Foreign News page. Or it may be in the form of raw, unsteady war zone videos on YouTube, rather than the polished Nightly News video package. Regardless of […]


China: Dodging the censor, pressuring the state In China’s traditional world of media, free speech is tightly controlled and journalists are beholden to an authoritarian regime watching their every word. Most Internet users do not venture beyond the “Great Firewall” that filters foreign content and completely blocks Facebook, Twitter and other outside sites. But China’s […]

How we got here

By Sonia Paul The legacy correspondent It’s an image iconic in newsrooms and living rooms alike: the foreign correspondent, notepad or microphone in hand, reporting from exotic locales on dramatic events. The foreign correspondent brought the Vietnam War into America’s homes in the 1960s, and delivers today’s news from China, or Venezuela, or South Africa, […]