Fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria with Kaj Larsen

VICE News War Correspondent Kaj Larsen is the only journalist to report from the front line of Nigeria’s war against the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. He braved weeks of mortar attacks and shelling and told the War Reporting class about the incredible risks he took to get the story. Continue reading Fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria with Kaj Larsen

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Covering Trauma with Sheila MacVicar

Sheila MacVicar has more than 30 years experience as an international correspondent covering wars, natural disasters and stories of human suffering. In 90s after covering a massive flood in South America and genocide in West Africa, she experienced the symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder. She talked to the War Reporting class about how it happened, what it has been like to live with PTSD and where she is now. Continue reading Covering Trauma with Sheila MacVicar