Mark Lawson celebrates the centenary of the birth of the Belgian artist Herge, creator of the boy reporter Tintin who travelled the world making the news.

Many real reporters have since been inspired to followed his lead.

Contributors include Charles Moore of the Daily Telegraph, Balkan expert Misha Glenny and Nick Cook of Jane's Defence Weekly.


Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20071117 (Radio 4)
  • First repeated 20080708 (Radio 4)

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