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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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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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SOC at NAHJ

WASHINGTON, DC, 29 July 2018 – Since attending the annual convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) in Miami, I have posted a number of items about the event, the people who attended and the opportunities presented. It is time now for feedback from two AU students who attended the conference. Laura Romero […]

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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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VIOLENCE AGAINST JOURNALISTS IN WESTERN HEMISPHERE

Above, panelists and attendants conduct a moment of silence for journalists killed on the job in Latin America. By Bill Gentile MIAMI, 21 July 2018 — Violence against journalists in Latin America is on the rise. “Fellow journalists in several countries in the Americas continue to face violence and loss of life at the hands […]

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