Anthony Feinstein

Anthony Feinstein is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, he studied mental health issues in post-apartheid Namibia and developed the country’s first rating scale for psychological distress. Feinstein is the author of "Journalists Under Fire: The Psychological Hazards of Covering War" (John Hopkins University Press).

War Reporters: In Harm’s Way

Why do war correspondents take the risks they do, and how do they cope with them? The persona of the war reporter is well-established. These men and women occupy a unique niche in the media – a small, intrepid group whose high public profile is given a vast stage by a world perpetually in conflict. Some like Ernie Pyle, Robert Capa and Martha Gellhorn have attained a legendary status, their... Continue Reading

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