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Clarissa Ward: From Myanmar to Syria to Being On All Fronts

April 29, 2021

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Clarissa Ward has dedicated her career to illuminating stories and voices in war-torn countries, including Syria, Egypt, Afghanistan, Russia, and Lebanon. Most recently, as CNN’s Chief International Correspondent, Clarissa became the first international journalist to have gained access into Myanmar, where she reported on its military coup and pro-democracy movement. Having received multiple Peabody and Emmy awards for her awe-inspiring coverage, Clarissa Ward joins Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi on this episode of Intergenerational Politics to talk about her career in journalism, her brand new must-read memoir, “On All Fronts: The Education of a Journalist,” her thoughts on the state of journalism, and her advice for aspiring young journalists.

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