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Covering Afghanistan: Journalists talk about reporting on Afghanistan, 16th March 2011

posted Jan 27, 2011, 3:54 PM by Sarah Glazer   [ updated Apr 14, 2011, 1:32 AM ]

Heidi Kingstone, Afghanistan-based reporter for Canada’s National Post and The Huffington Post, discussed the challenges of presenting an accurate picture of Afghanistan. Moderator: Biographer Anne Sebba, former Reuters foreign correspondent and author of Battling for News, her book profiling women war correspondents.

Heidi Kingstone (The Financial Times, The Sunday Times, The Spectator, The Independent, Vogue, The Guardian, Prospect, The Huffington Post, National Post), who has reported on various topics from The Sudan, Bangladesh, DRC, 
Iraq, Israel, and has been based in Kabul for the past year was interviewed by Anne Sebba, author of Battling for News: The Rise of the Woman Reporter, and most recently of Jennie Churchill: Winston's American Mother.  Anne Sebba is also the biographer of Laura Ashley and Enid Bagnold and is author of the forthcoming That Woman, a biography of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor.