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Reporting during War Times

war Date: 13 Feb, 2010

Saturday 13 February 2010, from 10.30am-12pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

How the great correspondents of the past managed to tell the world about conflicts around the globe? And how in the digital age, governments and the military seek to prevent free reporting of war? Can we ever really report objectively and openly on war? Three award-winning journalists join a panel at Polis to discuss war journalism.

Stephen Grey is the author of Ghost Plane: The Untold Story of the CIA's Secret Rendition Programme and Operation Snakebite: The Explosive True Story of an Afghan Desert Siege.

Sam Kiley has covered wars and insurgencies in more than thirty countries over the last twenty years and is the author of Desperate Glory: Six Months in Helmand with 16th Air Assault Brigade.

Ros Wynne-Jones is a freelance journalist and author and formerly the Daily Mirror's senior feature writer. Her novel Something is Going to Fall Like Rain, about south Sudan, is published by Reportage Press.

This event is free and open to all, but a ticket is required.  You can request one ticket per person. Tickets will be available to request from 2pm on Monday 25 January 2010.

Members of the public will be able to request a ticket using the online ticket request form, which will be live through this link.

LSE staff and students will be able to collect a ticket from the SU Reception, located on the ground floor of the East Building.

Keywords: war, journalism, conflicts