Marie Colvin

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Rosamund Pike and Jamie Dornan in A Private War

Anyone planning a film about a war correspondent would be well advised to avoid the cliches that hang around that profession. They drink too much. The(...)

A man holds a sign honouring journalist Marie Colvin at a memorial service in London in May 2012. File photograph: Stefan Wermuth//Reuters

A US judge has ruled that Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s government is liable for at least $302.5 million (about €264 million) in damages for its(...)

A scene from ‘Under the Wire’

Based on Paul Conroy’s memoir of the same name and bolstered by his likeable, hard-worn testimony, Under the Wire chronicles the last days of Sunday T(...)

Journalist Marie Colvin was killed “in a targeted rocket attack” on a makeshift media centre in the rebel-held city of Homs, the court papers allege. Photograph: Reuters/Sunday Times

The Assad regime “assassinated” the Sunday Times correspondent Marie Colvin as part of its campaign targeting journalists covering the Syrian civil wa(...)

Jon Williams, RTÉ’s news and current affairs MD and board member of the Committee to Protect Journalists: “Very few of the murders of journalists ever result in people being brought to justice.” Photograph: RTÉ

When Meryl Streep stood up at the Golden Globes last year and invited Hollywood to join her in supporting the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) –(...)

Syrian ex-activist Razan Alakraa with her husband, Ahmad Alhameed, in Portsmouth, England. Alakraa  has stopped documenting crimes for the sake of her mental health.

Six years ago this month, many in Syria felt their country was on the precipice of monumental change. Authoritarian regimes across North Africa were c(...)

Caitlin Moran: “The one thing you can do as a working-class girl is write. You don’t need anyone on your side. You don’t need anything.”

It’s 4 o’clock and spitting rain in Crouch End in London. Caitlin Moran’s eyebrows raise themselves over her computer monitor through the window of he(...)

 A photograph of Marie Colvin, a veteran American war reporter who died more than four years ago in an artillery barrage in Syria, in the living room of her mother Rosemarie Colvin’s house in Long Island. Photograph: Uli Seit/The New York Times

The family of American journalist Marie Colvin who died in Syria in 2012 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in a US court, accusing the Syrian govern(...)

Life in a war zone: wounded children at a clinic in Douma. Photograph: Abd Doumany/AFP/Getty

Few war reporters have described the sights, sounds and smells of war as vividly as Janine di Giovanni, whose new book, The Morning They Came for Us: (...)

21st-century Foxx

Settled by the Dutch during the 1650s, Oyster Bay, Long Island is one of America’s oldest addresses. Impeccably manicured, with tasteful flourishes(...)

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