War Reporting

The Movie Violence Debate: Jim Carrey Slams Kick-Ass 2

Pat Higgins | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

News broke yesterday that Jim Carrey has withdrawn his support for Kick-Ass 2, saying that in the wake of the horrifying Sandy Hook elementary school shooting he "cannot support that level of violence". Carrey's new standpoint... could be seen as a problematic conflation of the real-life and the fictional.

The Other Side of Marie Colvin

Christopher Simon Sykes | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK
Christopher Simon Sykes

John Witherow, Marie Colvin's editor, recently said this of her: "She was much more than a war reporter. She was a woman with a tremendous joie de vivre, full of humour and mischief and surrounded by a large circle of friends, all of whom feared the consequences of her bravery." I was one of those friends, who never ceased to worry about what might one day happen to her.

Marie Colvin: What She Would Have Wanted

Charlie Beckett | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK
Charlie Beckett

Anyone who worked with or met Marie Colvin, or consumed her extraordinary output knew she was more than just a great journalist. She was also a huge personality bursting with compassion for the suffering that her reporting showed us