Sebastian Walker cut his teeth as a reporter covering the war in Iraq. He worked as a stringer for Reuters and operated an English language newspaper with fellow young journalists.
"It was something that was criticized by a lot of more established journalists saying that without the relative experience reporting from that kind of a situation you really shouldn't be there, that's not the kind of risk worth taking," he tells KALW's Ben Trefny.
On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Lindsey Hilsum, International Editor for Channel 4 News and the author of “Sandstorm: Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution." Hilsum chronicles events in Libya before, during and after the revolution through the eyes of Libyans. How did Libyans live under Ghadaffi’s autocratic rule? Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. Who is in power in Libya today? What do you want to know about Libya ? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.
On the next Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage the National Defense Authorization Act, which has come under attack by civil liberties group. There’s a lot of confusion over the law actually does. Are the media answering your questions? We’ll also discuss coverage of the escalating political tensions in Libya . What grabbed your attention this week? Join us at 10 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week?