In the tradition of Burns Night at the FCC, it was an informal variation on the annual celebration of Robbie Burns. Toasts and recitations were led by Robbie McRobbie, who delivered “The Immortal Memory” address, while Paul Murray told how Tam O’Shanter once again evades the witches. Of course, Haggis with Neeps & Tatties topped the menu.
However much support journalists are given in conflict zones, they are still the ones who come face-to-face with danger on a daily basis. A freelancer and a bureau chief tell The Correspondent how they live with risk.
News organisations are getting better at preparing journalists, photographers and support staff for working in dangerous situations, writes Eric Wishart.
Recap on the FCC’s 3rd Journalism Conference, covering topics from PTSD to investigative reporting.
A reflection on how we struggle to know what to say to someone as they near the end of their life.