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Journalists Alexander Clifford of the Daily Mail and Alan Moorehead of the Daily Express in the North African desert, 1942. Imperial War Museum, via Wikimedia Commons.

‘Our man elsewhere’: Alan Moorehead in war and peace

Alan Moorehead's accounts of the second world war revealed his vital and gripping talent, but his peacetime novels were stilted and corny. A new biography delves into his life and language.
Journalist Peter Greste lays a wreath at the War Correspondents Memorial in Canberra. Lukas Coch/AAP

Honouring the journalists who bring us stories from the frontline

A memorial unveiled in Canberra this week honours the work of Australian war correspondents, but a new Pentagon "Law of War" manual identifies journalists in conflict zones as "spies and belligerents".
Covering atrocity on August 12 2014. Daily Mirror, The Times, The Sun.

Dealing with graphic content is a moral minefield for journalists

Even for a world accustomed to news reports of conflict and disaster, the past three months seem to be unprecedented for the frequency of horrific events. From the continuing tragedies in Syria, to the…

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