Posts Tagged ‘Qatar’

Freedom of the press when it’s not free: reporting under censorship, from Qatar to Canada

By Jessica Davey-Quantick I know exactly how many inches over the knee you have to photoshop a woman’s shorts to get it on the cover of a magazine in the Persian Gulf. For five years, I wrote in code. A Harley Davidson was never a “hog.” ‘Sex and the City” became a string of letters, […]

One in the crowd

By Jessica Davey-Quantick I’m standing in the Topography of Terror in Berlin. In front of me is a wall of photographs, some black and white, some startling color. History isn’t supposed to be in color; it more often seems a blurry smear of black and white, a uniform, a grin-and-grip. I’m fixed on one photo, […]