The first draft of history | Curio

The first draft of history

16 mins | Mar 9, 2021

A passionate reminder of why foreign correspondence is so important. In its golden era, the pictures and words of journalists on the front line of conflict were a vital source in providing reliable information on the biggest moments of history. But in recent years, the profession's importance has been pushed out of the limelight by the internet. Janine di Giovanni explores this shift's troubling consequences and provides ways to bring foreign-reporting back to its glory days.

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From Foreign Policy