Reporting Disasters – the nexus of crisis, NGOs and the media

I’ve become very bored with the endless and usually unwarranted use of the word ‘iconic’ to describe people or events, but I have absolutely no argument whatsoever with Suzanne Frank’s opening sentence: “The BBC coverage of the Ethiopian Famine in 1984-85 was an iconic news event”.  It was. Whatever questions remain about what Michael Buerk’s […]