Did you know that around the world, 119 journalists have died in the line of duty this year? The worst year ever. Did you know that a journalist is deliberately killed somewhere in the world every eight days? This is the norm, the way it is, in our honourable craft today. And the job's getting ever more dangerous.
In this edition of One On One, Mansbridge does a competent job debriefing the distinguished CBC foreign correspondent Susan Ormiston, back in London after her latest foreign assignment. So why do journalists like Susan Ormiston volunteer to go to all these places where people kill each other, and too often kill journalists who might as well have targets painted on their flak jackets?