Reporting from the Frontline

Irris Makler, Helen Lewis moderated by Caroline Baum

Sunday 25 August 2019
3.30PM – 4.30PM
House of Representatives Chamber
Museum of Australian Democracy

Imagine reporting from an active war zone. How do reporters gain access, what rules must they follow to avoid becoming casualties themselves and what are the ethics and aesthetics of disseminating images of atrocity? Caroline Baum Australian journalist, broadcaster and author delves into this fraught and imperative area of writing and recording with award-winning foreign correspondent, former deputy editor of the New Statesman and author Irris Makler Our Woman in Kabul and award-winning author Dr. Helen Lewis The Dead Still Cry Out.