Marian Finucane Sunday 24 August 2014
There was truly shocking news this week of the beheading of US journalist James Foley in Iraq. He had been taken hostage 2 years previously in Syria. And his death was posted on Youtube. In this increasing dangerous world for foreign correspondents, how do they do their jobs and remain in the field?
Aine is joined on the phone by Irish Times Correspondent Mary Fitzgerald who has recently spent 8 months in Libya, Ruth Sherlock, now in Iraq, who went straight from college to the Middle East as a freelance journalist and Aine Kerr of Storyful who talks about the weaponisation of social media