Chapter SIM: media shall prepare correspondents to work in hot spots
Mass media must ensure correspondents residing in the hot spots, means of protection and to prepare them for working in such conditions, says the head of the Union of journalists of the capital of Russia Pavel Gusev.
The cameraman of the First channel of Russian television Anatoly Clan died at night on Monday, having got under fire near Donetsk Together with colleagues from other channels. The journalist received incompatible with life shot in the stomach by gunfire from the security forces near one of the military units, where the film crew came to make a report.
" The TV channels and other media are responsible, sending their correspondents in hot spots. For this reason, these correspondents must be prepared to work in such conditions. This and special means of protection, and behavior, and psychological training. There are different training courses correspondents that teach this, " said Gusev Last news .
for example, Gusev told about special courses for journalists working in hot spots, " Bastion "who spent most of Moscow Authorized media. There, According to Gusev, correspondent taught how to behave During the bombing, shelling. The head of the Moscow Union of correspondents said that any authorized media, which goes on a business trip in such a complicated rules, both in the East of Ukraine, must realize, It's a dangerous job, and seriously to treat It.
" Unfortunately, reporters are killed in hot spots by professional duty. Unfortunately, we have This happens often, " said Gusev, adding that he is not a supporter of various restrictive measures regarding the press.