Hollingworth was a rookie reporter for the Daily Telegraph when she fell upon "the scoop of the century". A true representation of Africa, strong, a true gentleman, a go getter.
We would break down our camera, get on a plane to Saudi Arabia and manage to talk ourselves into the country. The Evening Standard's defence correspondent Robert Fox, who was a close friend, said he was "wonderfully understated, very witty He seemed unflinching and driven to report the truth.
Ten divisions reported ready for swift strike" - but it did not carry her byline, a common practice for newspapers at the time. Brian Hanrahan It was in the Falkands War in that he made his reputation, famously counting the bbc business reporter dies Harrier jets to ensure he could report the story and get round MoD restrictions.
Anthony Lawrence and Clare Hollingworth. Makes you stop to think about how precious our moments here are. He made his name in Africa in the s, where he was the Polish Press Agency's only correspondent. He moved to Moscow when Mr Gorbachev became the Soviet leader, returning to Russia in to interview the former president.
He also published several volumes of poetry. He was affable, friendly and had a good sense of humour. We shall miss him very much. Your podcast has helped change the way people talk about all this.
Anything less hippy-like than Brian Barron I find difficult to imagine He was an inspiration to more than one generation of reporters, producers and editors.
My thanks to his family and BBC for sharing him with the world.
One of the emerging African faces of global broadcasting New African magazine, November He was "committed to telling the story of Africa as it really is," Mr Horrocks said in a statement. One of Ghana's best-known journalists, he joined the BBC as a radio broadcaster in after a decade of journalism in Ghana.
The journalist, who was married twice, lived her last four decades in Hong Kong after working from Beijing in the s. Dumor brought to the world the hope, vision, plight, and challenges of Africa in an understandable manner with his unique perspectives, interviews and coverage of stories that no other network covered.
And he had such tenacity and energy and a wonderful way with words. As the son of a life baron, he is entitled to the courtesy title "The Honourable", but does not use it. His dulcet tones were a delight and pleasure to listen to.
Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama said on Twitter that his country had lost one of its finest ambassadors. Tim Teeman in The Times described his "intonation" as "raggedy [and] querulous" in and Ann Treneman described Peston as "excruciatingly hard to listen to" in BBC website readers have been sending in their comments and memories of Brian Barron.
He was also ferociously competitive. When offered her own glass, she relished it with as much enthusiasm as she lived her very full and trail-blazing life. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionClare Hollingworth remembering her famous scoop in Clare Hollingworth, the veteran British war correspondent who broke the news of the Nazi invasion of Poland, has died in Hong Kong at the age of Mark Austin The most amusing report I remember him doing was one outside his usual domain of war reporting: He covered Tiananmen Square and the fall of the Berlin Wall.
I noticed even then how young Ghanaian journalists looked up to him Lyse Doucet, BBC chief international correspondent He interviewed a number of high-profile guests including Bill Gates and Kofi Annan.
Mr Hanrahan was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year and his condition deteriorated after he was admitted to hospital with an infection 10 days ago. She proved that being female was no obstacle. His words always seemed to get to the heart of both the facts and the human story behind the news.
This Fucking disease is my greatest enemy. I well remember his reporting of the Falklands conflict, and how he made the dangers faced by our forces a reality to us all at home.
As a child growing up in Ghana I always listened to his shows on the local radio and when I moved to London I was honoured to have met him in person whilst at work at the Apple Store in White City. It was always an incredible privilege to share the airwaves with you.Jenny Hill: Germany's far right march en masse.
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