Sebastian Junger and RISC
Friday, April 27, 2012
A year ago veteran war photographers Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington died of injuries sustained while covering the Libyan uprising. When friend, colleague and fellow war reporter Sebastian Junger learned that Hetherington died of injuries that didn’t need to be fatal he founded Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues or RISC. Junger tells Brooke why freelance journalists need the tools to save themselves and their fellow reporters on the battlefield.