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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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Pulitzer Center at NAHJ

MIAMI, 21 July 2018 – One of the nation’s leading support groups for journalists, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting maintained an information table at the four-day convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) held this year in Miami, Florida. In this image, Ann Peters (L) fields questions from a visitor. Peters is […]

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THE Place to Be: NAHJ

(Above, attendants gather for a presentation at the NBC News station.) MIAMI, 20 July 2018 – For working journalists, aspiring journalists, journalism teachers or just anyone interested in the craft of journalism, the 2018 convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) was the place to be – whether you are Hispanic or not. […]

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Power of a Mother’s Love

WASHINGTON, DC, 26 June 2018 – Mrs. Diane Foley addresses guests at the James W. Foley Freedom Awards at the Newseum in the nation’s capital. The event was an extraordinary testament to the power of one mother’s love for her son, a freelance photojournalist. Mrs. Foley was kind enough to invite me, and a number […]

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Launching FREELANCERS Summer Campaign

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 May 2018 — Today I launched the summer campaign seeking distribution for my documentary series, FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile. I registered for the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) one of the world’s most prestigious festivals of its kind. I’ll know no later than 12 October whether the film has been selected for […]

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FREELANCERS and Human Nature

WASHINGTON, DC, Day 23 of 40 — Freelance foreign correspondent David Agren uses a cell phone to make images of fireworks at the city of Tultepec, just north of Mexico City. David is one of the characters in my upcoming documentary series, FREELANCERS, about the new generation of journalists filling the void left by mainstream […]

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