Lookouts on the watchtower

“What if there is no pack? What if we don’t know what happened?” Elaine Monaghan reflects on the need for journalists on the front lines. In my life as a witness or reporter, three news events stand out: the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the signing of...
“This is Russia.”

“This is Russia.”

By Elaine Monaghan It was dark one night when Boris Yeltsin was still president of Russia, a few tumultuous years after communist rule ended. I wrapped up the closing shift at the Reuters office and drove across the Moscow River in my red, box-shaped Lada Niva. It was...
Author: Elaine Monaghan