Behind the Lens: The Perilous Journey of Photojournalists in Conflict Zones

Photojournalists are an essential component of the media landscape. They are responsible for capturing images that inform, educate, and inspire the public about events occurring around the world. However, photojournalism is a risky profession, particularly in situations of conflict. Photojournalists covering conflicts face many dangers, including physical harm, psychological trauma, and the risk of being killed. Sadly, many photojournalists have…

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Press Release: Danish Siddiqui Foundation Announces Winners of Journalism Scholarship for 2023

New Delhi – Danish Siddiqui Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting and advancing journalism education, is proud to announce the winners of the Journalism Scholarship for 2023. The scholarship program was highly competitive, and after careful consideration from more than 400 applicants, Danish Siddiqui Foundation has selected five outstanding journalism students to receive the scholarship. The Journalism Scholarship aims to…

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Danish Siddiqui and Others from Reuters Team Win Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award

New Delhi: We are thrilled to announce that Danish Siddiqui and other Reuters team members, including Saurabh Sharma, Devjyot Ghosal, and Alasdair Pal, have been awarded the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award in Uncovering India Invisible for their outstanding work in COVID-19. Their extensive reporting uncovered the struggles of India's rural poor, migrant workers, and other vulnerable groups…

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Journalist Safety by News Organizations: Ensuring the Protection of Those Reporting from the Front Lines

Journalists are essential in providing accurate and timely information to the public, particularly in conflict zones, political upheaval, and social unrest. However, reporting from the front lines can be dangerous, and journalists face various risks and hazards, including physical danger, threats to their safety, and emotional trauma. News organizations are responsible for ensuring their journalists' safety and providing them with…

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The Need for Journalist Safety Trainings

Journalists have a vital role in society by informing the public about events and issues affecting their lives. However, the nature of their work can also expose them to a range of safety threats, mainly when reporting from conflict zones, disaster areas, or covering crime and political unrest. Journalist safety training is designed to help journalists prepare for and respond…

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Previously Unpublished Interview with Danish Siddiqui

Late Danish SiddiquiChief Photographer, India, Reuters Read More Danish Siddiqui was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist working with the international news agency Reuters as its Chief Photographer. Based in Delhi, he covered several important stories in South Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Note: This interview was conducted by Razi Shaikh in August 2018 and is now being published to…

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