War reporting - a battle with dilemmas

Gunilla von Hall

Event: Geneva Peace Talks 2014
Location: Palais des Nations
Date: 19/09/2014

Gunilla presents some of the dilemmas that war reporters are faced with. Drawing from her own experiences in Rwanda and Iraq, she explores the questions of what reporters should publish, how critical their articles can be, and what risks they sometimes expose themselves to for a story.

Tags: Dilemma,  Iraq,  Journalism,  Rwanda,  Sweden,  War

Gunilla von Hall


Gunilla is a Swedish foreign correspondent and journalist for the Svenska Dagbladet newspaper in Geneva. Gunilla has covered conflict around the globe including in Iraq, Bosnia, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Based in Geneva for more than 20 years, her topics range from humanitarian issues, international politics to health and world trade. She has a bi-weekly column in Svenska Dagbladet about international affairs. Gunilla has been published in the Swedish anthology "The War & The Truth" and her stories have been selected for "Good Swedish Journalism." She was President of the United Nations Correspondent's Association in Geneva (ACANU) from 2011 until 2013.