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Shadid remembered as a funny, modest perfectionist

By Katie Fretland / AP OKLAHOMA CITY: The cousin of the late New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid challenged editors Saturday to do more to protect reporters working in dangerous situations, telling mourners at a memorial service they must ensure they have what they need to survive. “There is a danger for future journalists of focusing …


French photographer Ochlik remembered as passionate pro: Obit

By Agencies PARIS: French photojournalist Remi Ochlik, killed in Syria on Wednesday at the age of 28, was a passionate professional who won praise for getting as “close as possible” to the story. In his short career, Ochlik covered fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2008, the 2010 presidential election and cholera epidemic …


Marie Colvin: reporter who knew risks of war all too well: Obit

By Danny Kemp / AFP LONDON: Marie Colvin, who was killed in Syria on Wednesday aged 56, was a renowned war reporter for Britain’s Sunday Times whose distinctive black eye-patch symbolized her bravery and commitment. Born in the United States but based in London for decades, her long career saw her cover some of the world’s …


Two Western journalists dead, Syria’s Homs pounded

By AFP DAMASCUS: Two Western journalists were killed Wednesday as Syrian regime forces pounded the rebel city of Homs for a 19th straight day, activists said, while calls mounted for a truce to allow in humanitarian aid. The latest barrage came a day after security forces killed at least 68 people across Syria, bringing the …


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