Diminishing the Walls of Racism

A photo feature by Patrick Lowe Los Angeles – Protests in Los Angeles, and all around the globe, started after the tragic death of George Floyd. As the days have gone by, protests in Los Angeles have become larger with more people jumping on board to fight for systematic change and to diminish the walls of racism in the United States.   The demonstrations that had started … Continue reading Diminishing the Walls of Racism

“I wouldn’t mind dying if it were for a heroic act“

Monty Swart (32) was 19 years old when he went to Afghanistan. He felt euphoric when he heard he would go to war. He talks about his work and experiences there and how this influenced his future. Text by Amy Steur Photo is a symbolic picture by Unsplash “I’ve always had a fascination for everything that had to do with the army and wars, but … Continue reading “I wouldn’t mind dying if it were for a heroic act“

WAR, LOVE AND NEW LIFE AMONGST THE RUBBLE

FOR SAMA (2019): This agonizingly intimate account of the Syrian war will make you forget about your first-world problems   Two young boys, hardly the age of ten, both covered in dust, are rushing the lifeless body of another young boy into a makeshift hospital in Aleppo. A missile hit their house. The boy, Mohammed Ameen, was their brother. Their mother arrives, looking for her … Continue reading WAR, LOVE AND NEW LIFE AMONGST THE RUBBLE

“I do not care about payment and working hours, what is important to me is the meaningful task of journalism”

Vegard Velle (49) is a journalist, author and editor in chief for a newly founded newspaper in Norway called VårtOslo. He is an ambitious idealist whose main goal is to give good quality journalism to the local residents of Oslo. Continue reading ““I do not care about payment and working hours, what is important to me is the meaningful task of journalism””

“Journalists do trip up because of the pressure to be first and be ‘now’”

A Q&A with Channel 4 and ITV journalist, James Blake James Blake started off his journey in the field of journalism in the 90s. It all started with an ITN traineeship in 1998 and today, James has a couple decades worth of experience working in the news field and teaching in academia, with a focus on television news. How does working as a journalist back … Continue reading “Journalists do trip up because of the pressure to be first and be ‘now’”