The increasing number of reporters dying in war zones
Today is the one year anniversary of the deaths of war correspondent Marie Colvin and photo-journalist Remi Ochlik. "A day without news" is the name of a campaign to raise awareness of the dangerous conditions that many reporters work under. Before we came on air, former news photographer Aidan Sullivan outlined the background to the campaign:
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On Thursday, after the photograph of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a beach caused an international outcry, we spoke to a number of reporters travelling on packed trains with refugees and also to Shams Shanin who had been speaking to Aylan's father.