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Diane Foley at Foreign Correspondence Class

WASHINGTON, DC, 11 February 2020 — Diane Foley (center in high boots) and Margaux Ewen (in white to the left of Foley), are President/Founder and Executive Director, respectively, of the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation. Diane and Margaux were kind enough to visit my Foreign Correspondence class this afternoon, where I screened the documentary, “Jim: […]

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Freelancers: Valuable and Vulnerable

WASHINGTON, DC, 5 December 2019 — I’m delighted to share my article, published in the latest edition of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) magazine, commonly known as “The Voice of Visual Journalists.” As many of you know, I’ve embarked on a mission of supporting freelance journalists working abroad, with my documentary series, FREELANCERS with […]

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Journeyman Pictures distributes FREELANCERS

WASHINGTON, DC, 23 August 2019 — The pilot episode of what we hope will be a documentary film series, FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile, is being released on multiple platforms by the London-based distributor, Journeyman Pictures. This is a major step forward in our mission to explain what real journalists really do to bring us information […]

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Sandinista Anniversary Pictures, Stories, Analysis

WASHINGTON, DC, 7 August 2019 — I’ve recently returned from a brief visit to Nicaragua, where the Sandinista government marked the 40th anniversary of the overthrow of the US-backed Somoza dictatorship. I was one of a handful of journalists who covered that historic event on July 19, 1979. To mark that event, I wrote a […]

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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 in The Daily Beast

WASHINGTON, DC, 2 December 2018 — The Daily Beast Foreign Editor, Christopher Dickey, calls journalists, “the voice of humanity.” I agree. See this review of the FREELANCERS pilot episode, screened 14 November at the Overseas Press Club of America in New York City. See the review here: https://www.thedailybeast.com/why-freelance-reporters-risk-their-lives-on-the-front-line?fbclid=IwAR2sRBab_lzfNwPQZa04-z6GoUZtKO9XNGPtQpS-V1oLM4y0uCvSpLQu9DI&source=facebook&via=desktop  

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