Category: Media & Tech

Technology Towards a “Conflict-Free” Tomorrow

Diamonds in Sierra Leone. Coltan in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Bananas in Colombia. What do these have in common? Some of the world's largest conflicts are strengthened by…
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Columbia Journalism Panel Focuses on New Realities of Covering Conflicts

"As journalists. we are living through the most dangerous moment ever" said Committee to Protect Journalists Executive Director Joel Simon addressing a packed room last night at Columbia School of Journalism. A panel…
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How Western Media Hijacked Somali Pirates

Last year, Belgian undercover agents posing as a film crew contacted Mohamed Abdi Hassan, leader of a successful Somali pirate gang. The agents spent months convincing a skeptical Hassan to…
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