Never was the need for clear and comprehensive reporting from across the globe more crucial to ensuring a better future for the globe. And yet in spite of technological advancements which should have brought the world closer within a framework of common understanding, the world today is a disparate place made up of blocks which rarely understand each other. The role of the “foreign correspondent” needs to be re-thought. How do we meet the challenges including language gaps, financial constraints, journalists’ safety concerns and pave a road towards balanced, informed and compassionate foreign coverage for all?