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Sunday, March 04, 2012

Heroic and irreplaceable journalists (continued)

In Ruminations, I wrote about the recent deaths of three brave, truth-telling journalists. Now Tyler Hicks, previously known only through his extraordinary photographs from conflicts around the world, shows that he can write, as well. He has written a heartfelt and heartbreaking story about the death of his friend, the irreplaceable Arabic-speaking Lebanese-American Anthony Shadid. If you don't read any other news article this week, read this.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/04/world/middleeast/bearing-witness-in-syria-a-war-reporters-last-days.html?hp