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How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 4:54pm On May 09, 2017
Good day Nairalanders.

Every occupation comes with its hazard, but I bet we've never seen what some journalist go through to bring us the news we enjoy on a daily.

This thread shows some of what these journalist go through everyday

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 4:58pm On May 09, 2017
Wounded Reuters photographer Gleb Garanich, who was injured by riot police, takes pictures as riot police block protesters during a scuffle at a demonstration in support of EU integration at Independence Square in Kiev November 30, 2013.

Riot police in the Ukrainian capital Kiev used batons and stun grenades to disperse hundreds of pro-Europe protesters from the city's main Independence Square, witnesses said. REUTERS/Stringer

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:00pm On May 09, 2017
Kenji Nagai of APF tries to take photographs as he lies injured after police and military officials fired upon and then charged at protesters in Yangon's city centre September 27, 2007.

Nagai, 50, a Japanese video journalist, was shot by soldiers as they fired to disperse the crowd. Nagai later died.

REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by iPopAlomo(m): 5:00pm On May 09, 2017
Bros...? is it for free Because I don't understand... do they take more risks than boxers...?!!! Or Nurses?!!!


Long and short of it... it's their job... and they're paid to do it...

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:01pm On May 09, 2017
Samia Nakhoul, now Reuters Middle East Editor, is seen in the back of a car after being wounded at the Palestine Hotel in Baghdad, April 8, 2003, in this image taken from video footage.

A U.S. tank fired a shell at the hotel from which she was reporting.

REUTERS/Pool via Reuters TV

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:03pm On May 09, 2017
Reuters Greek photographer Yannis Behrakis takes cover during a gun battle between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the West Bank city of Ramallah, March 2001.

REUTERS/Stringer

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:05pm On May 09, 2017
Journalists, including New York Times photographers Tyler Hicks (R- in glasses) and Lynsey Addario (far L), Getty Images photographer John Moore (2nd L), freelance photographer Holly Pickett (3rdL) and freelancer Philip Poupin (4th L) run for cover during a bombing run by Libyan government planes at a checkpoint near the oil refinery of Ras Lanuf March 11, 2011.

Hicks and Addario, along with NYT correspondents Stephen Farrell and Anthony Shadid, went missing after falling behind the lines of Muammar Gaddafi's advancing forces two days earlier.

REUTERS/Paul Conroy

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:07pm On May 09, 2017
French photographer Remi Ochlik is seen in this picture taken in Cairo, Egypt, on November 23, 2011.

French photographer Remi Ochlik and American correspondent Marie Colvin were killed on February 22, 2012 in the besieged Syrian city of Homs when rockets fired by government forces hit the house they were staying in, opposition activists and witnesses said.

At least two other journalists and possibly more were wounded in the attack, the Syrian Network for Human Rights said. Colvin and Ochlik were both prize-winning veterans of wars in the Middle East, Asia and elsewhere.

REUTERS/Julien de Rosa/Handout

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:09pm On May 09, 2017
A riot policeman punches Greek photojournalist Tatiana Bolari during a demonstration in Athens' Syntagma (Constitution) square October 5, 2011.

Police officers attacked several members of the press covering the protests, injuring at least two members of the media.

REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:11pm On May 09, 2017
The window of a taxi is hit by a bullet as Reuters' photographer Paulo Whitaker was injured during an operation at Vila Cruzeiro slum in Rio de Janeiro November 26, 2010.

REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:13pm On May 09, 2017
Asif Hassan, a photographer with French news agency Agence France-Press (AFP), sits in a police vehicle after being shot in his chest during a protest organised by Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba, the student wing of religious political party Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), against the satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo, which featured a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad as the cover of its first edition since an attack by Islamist gunmen, in Karachi January 16, 2015.

Pakistan police fired tear gas and water cannon at about 200 protesters outside the French consulate in the southern port city of Karachi when a demonstration against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo turned violent. "AFP photographer Asif Hasan suffered wounds resulting from gunshots fired by ... protesters, police have not opened fire," Abdul Khalique Shaikh, a senior police officer in southern Karachi, told Reuters.

REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:15pm On May 09, 2017
A woman reporter runs with a rebel fighter to avoid snipers at the frontline against the Islamic State fighters in Aleppo's northern countryside October 10, 2014.

REUTERS/Jalal Al-Mamo


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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:18pm On May 09, 2017
The wife of a local reporter is led away as he lies on the ground (R) at the scene of a massacre of a political clan, which included several journalists, on the outskirts of Ampatuan, Maguindanao in southern Philippines November 24, 2009.

REUTERS/Erik de Castro

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:19pm On May 09, 2017
A female journalist lies on the ground after inhaling gas fired by Israeli troops during clashes with protesters near border between Israel and Central Gaza Strip October 23, 2015.


REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:21pm On May 09, 2017
A photographer takes his position behind an empty water tank during an operation at Alemao slum in Rio de Janeiro November 27, 2010.

REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:23pm On May 09, 2017
Wheelchair-bound Palestinian freelance photographer Moamen Qreiqea takes pictures of protesters calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails, in Gaza City October 1, 2012.

Qreiqea, 25, lost both his legs in an Israeli air strike in 2008 while taking pictures east of Gaza. The father of two is determined to continue his career despite his disability.

REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:24pm On May 09, 2017
Palestinians carry a cameraman injured during clashes between Palestinian police and Palestinian militants in Jenin.

Palestinians carry a cameraman injured during clashes between Palestinian police and Palestinian militants in the West Bank town of Jenin May 24, 2005.

REUTERS/Saeed Dahlah

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:26pm On May 09, 2017
Friends, colleagues and family members embrace while mourning the death of Luis Carlos Santiago during his funeral in Ciudad Juarez September 18, 2010.

Santiago, a 21-year-old news photographer working with Juarez-based newspaper El Diario, was killed after an attack by gunmen.

Santiago was driving a car with another photographer who was seriously injured in the attack, according to local media.

REUTERS/Alejandro Bringas

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:28pm On May 09, 2017
Reuters Congo correspondent David Lewis (L) takes cover under a U.N. armored car during machine gun and mortar fire in Kinshasa November 11, 2006.

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:30pm On May 09, 2017
A Turkish riot policeman pushes a photographer during a protest at Taksim Square in Istanbul June 11, 2013.

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannon at hundreds of protesters armed with rocks and fireworks as they tried to take back control of a central Istanbul square at the heart of fierce anti-government demonstrations.

REUTERS/Murad Sezer

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:34pm On May 09, 2017
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Reuters Palestinian photographer Abed Omar Qusini (C) falls to the ground after being injured during clashes in the West Bank city of Nablus May 3, 2004.
REUTERS/Stringer

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Photographer Serhiy Nikolayev sits on an armchair in the village of Pesky, north-west of Donetsk, February 28, 2015.

A Ukrainian journalist was killed by shelling in east Ukraine on Saturday, his newspaper said, even as the Ukrainian military reported a significant drop in rebel attacks boosting hopes for a two-week-old ceasefire.

Nikolayev died after artillery fire struck near the village of Pesky, north-west of the rebel-held city of Donetsk, daily newspaper Sevodnya reported in an online statement.
REUTERS/Max Rokotansky

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 5:36pm On May 09, 2017
iPopAlomo:
Bros...? is it for free Because I don't understand... do they take more risks than boxers...?!!!

I bet you they do.

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by Sapiosexuality(m): 7:42pm On May 09, 2017
I watched one live on Iran's Press TV. The Journalist was making a live report when the bombs went off. He continued. Another blast and he was coughing but still speaking. After series of blasts the dude blanked out on live TV. It was funny and challenging.

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by CARLOSZ: 10:53pm On May 09, 2017
Sapiosexuality:
I watched one live on Iran's Press TV. The Journalist was making a live report when the bombs went off. He continued. Another blast and he was coughing but still speaking. After series of blasts the dude blanked out on live TV. It was funny and challenging.

They take their job seriously, sometimes more than the security operatives.

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by Tochex101(m): 6:35am On May 10, 2017
CARLOSZ:


They take their job seriously, sometimes more than the security operatives.
But isn't all this unwise, why take so much risk?

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by Soljaboi44(m): 7:11am On May 10, 2017
who send them oh?

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by Nobody: 7:11am On May 10, 2017
Yes, truly. grin grin grin

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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by Amberon: 7:11am On May 10, 2017
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Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by helphelp: 7:12am On May 10, 2017
Dem dey really try sha
Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by HarkymTheOracle(m): 7:12am On May 10, 2017
In Falz voice "Its their work o... HARD WORK" grin
Re: How Journalists Around The World Risk Their Lives. by Greatidonis: 7:13am On May 10, 2017
I did not see Rose Kemp, the biggest risk taker in jornalism

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