Nieman Reports

Fall 2010

Reporting From Faraway Places: Who Does It and How?

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Foreign bureaus staffed by correspondents from a newspaper or broadcast network are now largely relics of a bygone era. As this 20th century model of reporting fades, fresh approaches to international reporting are evolving. Nonprofits and freelancers fill much of the void left by news organizations, as do locally based correspondents, an array of partnerships, and digital experimentation. Writing out of their experiences with these new approaches, reporters and editors portray a time of dizzying change, economic challenges, and abundant storytelling possibilities.

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Reporting From Faraway Places: Who Does It and How?

Fall 2010: Introduction

By Reporting News From Faraway: Who Tells It and How? September 15, 2010

Foreign bureaus staffed by correspondents from a newspaper or broadcast network are now largely relics of a bygone era. As this 20th century model of reporting fades, fresh approaches to international reporting are evolving. Nonprofits and freelancers fill much of the void left by news organizations, as do locally based correspondents, an array of partnerships, and digital experimentation. Writing out of their experiences with these new approaches, reporters and editors portray a time of dizzying change, economic challenges, and abundant storytelling possibilities. Read more

Who Does It?

How Is It Done?

What Perspective?

Who Pays?

What Happens in War?

What Are the Risks?

What Can Be Taught?

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