Contemporary Women Reporters and Covering War

Several contemporary women war reporters were interviewed for and appear in “No Job For a Woman”:
Times of London war correspondent Janine di Giovanni, NPR’s Middle East correspondent Deborah Amos,
CBS correspondent Martha Teichner, photographer and author Deborah Copaken and photographer Susan Meiselas.

Below they talk about covering war. These clips do not appear in the film.

Times of London correspondent Janine Di Giovanni describes the moral dilemma of covering a war.

NPR Middle East Correspondent Deborah Amos describes how she knows when she’s found a war story.

CBS Correspondent Martha Teichner describes how women often tell a different war story than men .

Photographer and writer Deborah Copaken Kogan describes the difficulty of being a female photographer in Afghanistan.

Photographer Susan Meiselas discusses taking iconic photographs.



Women reporters during WWII were told war reporting was No Job For a Woman. Buy the DVD, available for purchase from Women Make Movies, to find out how these women over came the restrictions and created a new way of telling the story of war.
2011, 61 minutes, Color, DVD, English

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