The Challenges of International Reporting

Fellows Spring 2011

By David Taylor

October 12, 2011

David A. Taylor, a freelance writer based in Washington, D.C., reported on malaria in West Africa with a fellowship from the International Reporting Project (IRP).

In this video, David discusses the twofold challenge of international reporting: getting the attention of foreign audiences, and fairly representing previously unknown sources without exoticizing them or making them "other."