AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Howard French

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Children of Gorongosa

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Tit for Tat

What happens when journalists attack? To find out, look no further than the pages of this month’s “Columbia Journalism Review.” The story begins with “One Man’s Rwanda,” Tristan McConnell’s feature on American journalist Philip Gourevitch, most famous for...

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Truth Will Out

While we were on vacation this past summer, something big happened. Many of you no doubt have heard by now of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights’ mapping report, which, among other...

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

Wax Poetics “Africa Issue” and Other Links

* I just got the Wax Poetics Africa Issue in the mail.  Though the issue may give the impression that good music stopped being produced in Africa since the 1970s–in part it reads like a tribute issue...

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

PHOTOGRAPHY / HOWARD FRENCH

French, now associate professor of journalism at Columbia University was for many years West Africa correspondent for The New York Times. He wrote an excellent book “A Continent for the Taking” based on his time there and...

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