• 31 Jan 2019

    The judge said the the extra-judicial killing of the American reporter Marie Colvin was part of “Syria’s long-standing policy of violence” against journalists.

  • 13 Nov 2013

    War and journalists: why do we go?

    You prove yourself by getting great stories not by taking insane risks and talking about it in the bar afterwards – a consideration of the dangerous business of reporting from war zones.

  • 16 May 2012

    Death in a time of life

    Once in a while in death, you learn something about life. So it was this morning at the gracious church of St Martin’s in The Field’s on a rare sunny corner of London’s Trafalgar Square, writes Jon Snow.

  • 15 Mar 2012

    The visit of the UN envoy Kofi Annan to Damascus this week underscored international concern about the horror being visited on civilians, but no-one, it seems, has an easy way of resolving the deeper issues.

  • 24 Feb 2012

    There’s a lot of fuss at the moment about female war correspondents as if we were some kind of recently discovered species. Yet we’ve been around a while. Lyse Doucet of the BBC and I call those of our vintage the “Old Trouts Club”. Most of us are in our 40s and 50s, although Dame Ann Leslie is certainly a member and she’s more than 70.

  • 6 Mar 2009

    Last night I chaired a panel discussion hosted by Amnesty International called “Women on the Frontline“. The idea was to get together women journalists who cover conflict to talk about their experiences and thoughts. My three colleagues – Marie Colvin, Ramita Navai and Christine Toomey – all thought that being a woman could only be advantage.…