“No story is worth a life”

Chris CramerChris Cramer has been at the forefront of building a culture of safety for journalists and media workers around the world. 

In an interview with WHYY/NPR’s “Fresh Air,” the honorary president of the International News Safety Institute reflects on his own experience as a hostage and the challenges of weighing journalistic risks and rewards when sending colleagues to the world’s most dangerous places. 

Cramer, now global editor of multimedia at Thomson Reuters, and formerly head of newsgathering at BBC and managing director of CNN International, maintains: “No story is worth a life.”