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The New Face of Foreign Correspondence

WASHINGTON, DC, 27 February 2019 — American University’s School of Communication hosted a lively, robust, thought-provoking panel discussion with winners of the AU-Pulitzer Center International Reporting Student Fellowships who discussed their life-changing experiences in the field with members of a vastly diverse audience. We all are so proud of these former students. They are the […]

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FREELANCERS: Between Headlines and Hope

Friends, Colleagues, Join us for an evening with winners of the AU-Pulitzer Center International Reporting Student Fellowships. Free and open to the public, this event shares with you some of the stunning work done by these journalists in countries like Thailand, Mexico, Borneo, Laos and others. A brief screening will be followed by a panel […]

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FREELANCERS in The Conversation

WASHINGTON, DC, 14 January 2019 — This story I wrote for The Conversation describes the transition from full-time, “traditional” foreign correspondents to freelancers filling the void left by mainstream media retreating from news coverage abroad. Click HERE.

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You Don’t Have to See It

By Bill Gentile WASHINGTON, DC, 2 December 2018 – “I see it because you don’t have to,” says Marie Colvin, played by Rosamund Pike, in Matthew Heineman’s new film, “A Private War.” In a rant at her editor of The Sunday Times in London, she rattles off the names of friends and colleagues who died […]

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FREELANCERS Fills the OPC

NEW YORK CITY, 15 November 2018 – We packed the house for the screening and panel discussion of the pilot episode of our FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile series at the Overseas Press Club (OPC) of America. My brother Lou Gentile, to whom the film is a tribute, and his wife, Carol, came in from Pittsburgh. […]

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FREELANCERS Screening at Overseas Press Club 14 November 2018

WASHINGTON, DC, 5 November 2018 — Just to remind you that I will be screening the pilot episode of the FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile documentary series at the Overseas Press Club in New York City on Wednesday 14 November. If you can’t make it, please help get the word out — especially to distributors or […]

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