Conflict and Media

Journalists reporting from regions of conflict face unique challenges in providing accurate and impartial news. “One careless word or one inaccurate detail can ignite a conflict,” said Fiona Lloyd, one of two media trainers who designed a special training program for Internews aimed at journalists who work for media outlets within strife-torn areas. “But equally, one clear, balanced report can help to defuse tension and neutralize fear.”