The cost of covering war
War takes a toll on the people who immerse themselves in it, the reporters and photographers who chronicle strife. Janine di Giovanni has spent time in many war-torn places: Sarajevo, Gaza, Iraq. She talks about how covering war changes perspectives and how having a family helps her balance the grimness of her profession.
- Janine di Giovanni: War correspondent and author of "Madness Visible: A Memoir of War" (2003) and more recently of "A Place at the End of the World: Essays from the Edge" (2006). She writes for a variety of publications including The Times of London, The New York Times Magazine and Vanity Fair.