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Jon Snow

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Jon Snow has been the face of Channel 4 News since 1989.

Jon Snow joined ITN in 1976 and became Washington Correspondent in 1984. Since then, he has travelled the world to cover the news – from the fall of the Berlin Wall and the release of Nelson Mandela, to Barack Obama's inauguration and the earthquake in Haiti.

His many awards include the Richard Dimbleby Bafta award for Best Factual Contribution to Television (2005), and Royal Television Society awards for Journalist of the Year (2006) and Presenter of the Year (2009).

As well as presenting the programme, Jon writes Snowblog - a unique take on the day's events - and Snowmail - a preview of the evening programme's main stories.

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video 21 August 2014 World

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Is the UK the main supplier of western-raised jihadists?

Islamist activist Bilal Abdul Kareem tells Channel 4 News that it's not true that Britain is now the biggest exporter of jihadis to Iraq and Syria. "However, the threat of Isis is real," he says.

video 21 August 2014 UK, Iraq

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Are the US and Syria now on the same side? - video

Dr Bouthaina Shaaban, adviser to Syrian Presidency tells Channel 4 News that western reactions to Isis "are coming too little too late." "The whole world should be against Isis," she says.

post 04 August 2014
From Mons to Gaza, war is a catastrophic waste

My grandfather, a WWI officer, led the retreat from Mons in 1914. 100 years on, my work as a journalist has left me with a vivid picture of the grave suffering that war brings.

video 31 July 2014 UK

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Welcome to 'Britain's Sistine Chapel' - video

Jon Snow visits the Sandham Memorial Chapel, which houses Stanley Spencer's iconic depictions of life on the frontline in WWI - along with Spencer's two daughters.

article 30 July 2014 World, South Africa
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Hugh Masekela: trumpeter, composer, activist - video

South African artist Hugh Masekela, at 75, in both person and performance he continues to cast his spell on a musical journey, which came of age during the long struggle to end apartheid.

video 30 July 2014 World, Israel

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Hamas: 'Israel started this conflict in 1948' - video

Jon Snow talks to Hamas' foreign affairs spokesman Osama Hamdan and asks him why his fighters do not stop their rocket attacks on Israel in order to prevent further civilian deaths in Gaza.

video 29 July 2014 World, Israel

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Hamas 'uses civilians as human weapons' - video

Israel has made "superhuman efforts" to minimise suffering in the Gaza Strip, says the former Israeli ambassador to the US, while Hamas is "a vicious, medieval, racist, genocidal organisation".

video 29 July 2014 UK, Russia

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Boris: 'The tennis match is not imminent' - video

Quizzed about his charity tennis match with the wife of a former Putin minister, Boris Johnson tells Channel 4 News: "I'll play tennis any time - but it doesn't seem to be imminent."

video 28 July 2014 World, Israel

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How do people view Israel now? - video

Jon Snow talks to Jake Wallis Simons and Lavie Tidhar, both Jewish authors who have written about Israel, to discuss what the cultural implications are for the current conflict in Gaza.

video 28 July 2014 Israel

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'Shocking hospital attack was by Hamas' - video

The attack on Gaza's main hospital was the work of Hamas, says Daniel Taub, the UK's Israeli ambassador. And he says his country wants to see nobody die - "least of all children".

video 28 July 2014 UK, Scotland

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After the fire: Glasgow School of Art - video

Jon Snow visits the world-famous Glasgow School of Art, two months after it was ravaged by a huge fire. Watch the film in full on Channel 4 News tonight at 7pm.

post 28 July 2014
First in to see Mackintosh's damaged masterpiece, Glasgow School of Art

A huge fired ravaged parts of the world-famous Glasgow School of Art on 23 May. Jon Snow returns two months later to see the damage for himself and hear about the renovation plans.

video 27 July 2014 World, Israel

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The children of Gaza - video

Jon Snow - returning from Gaza - recounts the scene inside al-Shifa hospital, where doctors struggle to treat adults and children wounded by Israeli attacks.

post 25 July 2014
In Hebrew: Gaza's 'birthplace of saints and death-yard of angels'

We publish in Hebrew Jon Snow's account of the scene in Gaza's al-Shifa hospital, where doctors struggle to treat adults and children wounded by Israeli attacks.

post 25 July 2014
Leaving Gaza and 'a terrible catalogue of devastation'

A temporary ceasefire in the conflict allows Jon Snow and other journalists to leave Gaza's deserted streets by bus.

post 25 July 2014
Gaza is not just about them, it's about us, too

Leaving Gaza, for the first time in my reporting life I feel scarred, deeply scarred, by what I have seen - some of it too terrible to put on the screen.

post 24 July 2014
In Arabic: Gaza's 'birthplace of saints and death-yard of angels'

We publish in Arabic Jon Snow's account of the scene in Gaza's al-Shifa hospital, where doctors struggle to treat adults and children wounded by Israeli attacks.

post 24 July 2014
Gaza's 'Birthplace of saints and death-yard of angels'

I can't get her out of my mind. Two year old Nema. Her broken skull and fractured nose have imposed two vast round suppurating panda sized blobs effectively closing her tiny eyes.