COURSE DESCRIPTION 

In this fractious age of Forever War, careful and contextual reporting from foreign postings and unconventional battlefields has never been more important. Nor has it been more challenging. Just as war has become asymmetric, so has journalism. This course will examine the history, impact and practice of international news coverage, especially reporting from war zones and conflict areas. We’ll also be looking at real-time reporting on the coronavirus pandemic --- its own kind of "war zone."