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Masachapa

MASACHAPA, Nicaragua — We had a cooler full of cold beer between the bucket seats. We usually packed bread and cheese and fruit. I had mounted a great sound system with huge speakers in the back of my vehicle, a 1969 International Harvester Scout off-road vehicle that muscled its way up the hills and around […]

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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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FREELANCERS at Newseum

WASHINGTON, DC, 28 November 2019 — We are delighted to announce the screening on Saturday 14 December 2019 of my documentary film, FREELANCERS: Mexico, at the Newseum in our nation’s capital. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the filmmakers, and other professional journalists familiar with the challenges facing freelance […]

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The Faces Looking Back

WASHINGTON, DC, 28 May 2019 — These are some of the faces I’ve captured on my journey as visual communicator over more than four decades in the field. As they look back at me from this work table, I wonder where they are now. And what has become of them. I made many of these […]

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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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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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