Dexter Filkins, Luke Harding, Madeleine O’Dea, Mark Tully, Mei Fong and Robert Worth in conversation with Suhasini Haidar

 

Hollywood has long glamorised the war journalist as a hard drinking chancer, taking extreme risks to get the big Pulitzer-winning front page spread. Here six of the world’s most celebrated foreign correspondents — Dexter Filkins, Luke Harding, Madeleine O’Dea, Mark Tully, Mei Fong and Robert Worth — lift the lid on one of the glamorous and dangerous jobs in journalism, parsing myth from reality in conversation with Suhasini Haidar.