My role [as a war correspondent] is to bring a voice to people who are voiceless [and] to shine a light in the darkest corners of the world.

Janine di Giovanni

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“What I Saw in the War.” TEDxWomen 2012. Dec. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Source: "What I Saw in the War." TEDxWomen 2012. Dec. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from journalist Janine di Giovanni's 2012 TED Talk about her experiences as a war correspondent. In this quote, Di Giovanni is saying that when she reports from war zones, such as Sarajevo, Rwanda, Syria, and others, she allows helpless people to communicate their stories to the rest of the world, thereby illuminating the dark truths of war. Watch the full TED Talk here: Janine di Giovanni - What I Saw in the War