Lily Hindy/CPJ Guest Blogger
Lily Hindy is deputy director of Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues (RISC). She holds a master’s degree in international security policy from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.
For conflict journalists, a need for first-aid training
Stop the bleeding. It’s a critical and fundamental step in aiding a journalist or anyone wounded in conflict. Hemorrhage is the number one preventable death on the battlefield. And yet large numbers of journalists covering wars and political unrest all across the world are untrained in this life-saving skill. It doesn’t need to be that…