We often forget that a large number of the reports that we get from warring countries are received from a journalist that is living and operating in an area that could, at any moment, become a danger zone. Poynter highlights the training that journalists about to head into war zones undertake, including medical training, general survival, and how to detect landmines. This training can mean the difference between life and death for a journalist that is risking his life to provide information to the outside world.

[Source: Poynter]