Journalists and intelligence operatives are actually quite similar. We both recruit sources, collect data and figure out what it all means. So, what is it like to cover terrorism for one of the world’s leading dailies?
In this episode, Borealis has a chat with New York Times reporter Eric Schmitt.
About my guest Eric Schmitt
Eric Schmitt is a senior writer covering terrorism and national security for The New York Times. Since 2007, he has reported on terrorism issues, with assignments to Pakistan, Afghanistan, North Africa, Southeast Asia among others. He is the co-author, with The Times’s Thom Shanker, of “Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America’s Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda,” published in 2011.
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