TED TALK: Life on the frontlines of war reporting:

15 min Source: TED TALKS
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Jane Ferguson starts by noting that women have pioneered war reporting for over a century, with Martha Gellhorn and Christiane Amanpour as role models.


  1. Female journalists are now often the majority in war zones, challenging the male-dominated stereotype of war reporting.
  2. The presence of women has altered war reporting, emphasizing human stories and civilian impact.
  3. Female reporters encounter gender-specific challenges but demonstrate resilience and capability on the front lines.
  4. Female journalists' contributions have broadened conflict understanding, highlighting the importance of humanizing stories and community impact.