Temporarily live from Moscow
To maintain a news presence in faraway lands, some organizations are looking to pop-up bureaus as a solution
Last week, CBC journalists Susan Ormiston, Corinne Seminoff and Jean-Francois Bisson made the 12-hour trek to CBC’s new pocket bureau in Moscow, Russia, where they’ll spend the next three months documenting the transformation of Russian society under Vladimir Putin’s leadership. “Moscow is a place we haven’t been for many years,” says CBC managing editor Greg […]
The Question of Rape
Heated rhetoric aside, are journalists out of touch with the risks female reporters face in conflict zones?
On Day 11 of the Egyptian uprising against the 30-year rule of President Hosni Mubarak, Globe and Mail correspondent Sonia Verma and her colleague Patrick Martin were walking through what she describes as the “nouveau riche” neighbourhood of Mohandeseen. Verma was filming a pro-Mubarak crowd marching in the streets. At first this all-male crowd seemed friendly, […]