CJF Forum: 'The First Casualty' in the Age of High-Tech Warfare -- J-Source.ca -- The Canadian Journalism Project

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CJF Forum: 'The First Casualty' in the Age of High-Tech Warfare

Under Fire: Journalists in Combat is a new Canadian documentary that explores post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and substance abuse among war correspondents. This CJF Forum examines the changing nature of covering war, the psychological costs of war reporting, and the need for change in newsroom culture to help detect and address the problems correspondents face.

  • Under Fire: Journalists in Combat is a new Canadian documentary that explores post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and substance abuse among war correspondents.

    Tonight's discussion will focus on the changing nature of covering war, the psychological costs of war reporting, and the need for change in newsroom culture to help detect and address the problems correspondents face.

    Dr. Anthony Feinstein, Murray Brewster, Matthew Fisher and Lisa Laflamme will talk about these issues. Tony Burman moderates.
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