Life Threatening Work

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photoThe violence in Iraq reached a grim benchmark today as insurgents successfully detonated bombs inside the U.S. Green Zone killing at least ten people, including four Americans.

And for journalists who are trying to cover and report on the war, work has become more dangerous with each passing day. A bloody string of beheadings and bombings has reporters hotel bound and is seriously affecting their ability to do their jobs.

Hear from journalists hunkered down in Baghdad about the dangers and difficulties of covering the war from Iraq.


Thanasis Cambanis, correspndent for The Boston Globe

Karl Vick, correspondent for The Washington Post

Michael Ware, correspondent for Time magazine

Rod Nordland, correspondent for Newsweek magazine

Jay Rosen, department chairman, Journalism, New York University

This program aired on October 14, 2004.


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