Tag: foreign correspondents

by Kara Murphy

Global Press Institute Executive Director Cristi Hegranes, who oversees 135 women journalists in 26 countries, says commitment to training journalists is an easy sentence to utter but a really difficult reality to create. Hegranes told this to a crowd of more than 80 tech and journalism influencers who gathered at The St. Regis Hotel in […] more »

by Rachele Kanigel

On the first day of most of my classes, I invite students to introduce themselves by describing their dream job. Without fail at least one — or sometimes two or three out of a class of 20 — will share their ambition to become a foreign correspondent. A photojournalism student fantasizes about capturing life in […] more »

by Mark Glaser

A year ago, GlobalPost launched online with an ambitious mission to “redefine international news for the digital age…with a decidedly American voice.” The idea was to hire freelance stringers around the world to report back to the U.S., and thereby fill the gap left by the closure of traditional media’s foreign bureaus. While the site […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Mr. Powers: How would you like to cover the biggest story in the world today? Johnny Jones: Give me an expense account and I’ll cover anything. There has always been a touch of glamour associated with foreign correspondents, able to live in far-away lands and report on wars and strife, as in the Alfred Hitchcock […] more »