May 18, 2012 @ 2:23 pm
'The First Casualty' in the Age of High-Tech Warfare
Under Fire: Journalists in Combat is a new Canadian documentary that explores post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and substance abuse among war correspondents. This CJF Forum examines the changing nature of covering war, the psychological costs of war reporting, and the need for change in newsroom culture to help detect and address the problems correspondents face. Join moderator Tony Burman, Toronto Star foreign affairs columnist and former managing director of Al Jazeera English in a roundtable discussion including: psychiatrist Dr. Anthony Feinstein, featured in the documentary, along with Murray Brewster, Parliamentary defence reporter and senior war correspondent for The Canadian Press; Matthew Fisher, foreign affairs columnist with Postmedia; and Lisa LaFlamme, chief anchor and senior editor of CTV National News.