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Anthony Borden

Anthony Borden

Anthony is the founder of the Institute for War & Peace Reporting. He was editor of the highly regarded magazine War Report from 1991-98 and was commended for the “Best Online Journalism Service” in the 1999 NetMedia journalism awards, for IWPR's reporting on the Kosovo crisis. He has worked with the UK's Department for International Development assessing media programs in post-communist countries. He has received a MacArthur Foundation NGO research fellowship to study media and conflict at King’s College, London. He has worked as an editor and writer for Harper's, The Nation, The American Lawyer and HarperCollins, and contributed to The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Newsweek and numerous other publications. He comments regularly on conflict and media issues for the BBC, CNN and other media, and has been heavily involved in IWPR’s extensive media reform programming in Rwanda. Anthony serves as Chair of Governors of Wroxham School, a leading creative-learning state primary and a widely recognised National Teaching School based in Hertfordshire, UK.

Stories by the author

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Anthony Borden
8 Mar 18
Women’s rights are a pathway to addressing social and political challenges around the world.
Ammar Al Shahbander with Anthony Borden, pictured in 2012. (Photo: IWPR)
Anthony Borden
15 Oct 15
Eulogy for a friend and colleague delivered at a memorial service in London, October 13, 2015.
A family mourn over a coffin among 136 victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in the hall at the Potocari cemetery and memorial near Srebrenica on July 9, 2015. (Photo: Matej Divizna/Getty Images)
Anthony Borden
10 Jul 15
"Never again" does not mean much when divisions remain so deep.
Ammar Al Shahbander with Tony Borden in a picture from 2012. (Photo: IWPR)
Anthony Borden
15 May 15
IWPR's executive director describes the respect and affection people had for Ammar Al Shahbander.
Photographer from the Syrian Women's Association covering a protest in Aleppo. (Photo: Ammar Abdullah)
Anthony Borden
2 May 15
As risks to journalists increase, fundamental belief in free media remains strong.
A vigil at Place de la Republique the victims of the January 7 attack on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Anthony Borden
9 Jan 15
Paris attacks show that combating extremism demands solidarity among all who share common values in the West, the Middle East and beyond.
Malala Yousafzai attends an Open Minds awards ceremony, December 2010. (Photo: IWPR)
Anthony Borden
12 Oct 12
Malala Yousafzai showed the way for young Pakistanis to speak freely, and Taleban extremists reacted with the only methods they know.
Anthony Borden
18 Nov 05
In launching our Women’s Reporting and Dialogue Programme, IWPR looks at a different kind of frontline - the battle women in Islamic countries are waging to define new rights in changing times.
Anthony Borden
16 Nov 05
Slobodan Milosevic surrenders to police, ending a tense stand-off at his residence in Belgrade<br />
Anthony Borden
16 Nov 05
Talks are underway for the surrender of Slobodan Milosevic amid a tense stand-off at his residence in Belgrade and a mounting power struggle between Yugoslav President Vojislav Kostunica and Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic.

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