Journalist blames inexperienced photographer in Steven Sotloff kidnapping | dvafoto

Journalist blames inexperienced photographer in Steven Sotloff kidnapping

Daily Beast published a piece by Ben Taub titled “Was U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff a Marked Man?” In the article, Taub describes the actions of a freelance journalist (named “Alex” for the article, but later revealed to be Montreal photographer Yves Choquette) who he says compromised the identity of his fixer on the Syria/Turkey border and led to the kidnapping of Sotloff

From Arrests to Beheadings, Conflict Reporting Takes Harsh Toll on Journalists – NYTimes.com

From Arrests to Beheadings, Conflict Reporting Takes Harsh Toll on Journalists

In a series of interviews on Wednesday, reporters, editors and those who monitor the freedom of the press described a harsh environment for reporters both at home and abroad, complicated by changes in the way that journalists work, and a change in the way they are viewed by both governments, and the public.

Photojournalist James Foley Executed By ISIS On Video | NPPA

Photojournalist James Foley Executed By ISIS On Video

The YouTube video titled “A Message To #America (from the #IslamicState) shows a barefoot man standing, and on his knees, who is identified as Foley. He is wearing an orange shirt and pants. Standing beside him is a black-clad, masked ISIS militant. During the five-minute video Foley was forced to read an anti-American statement in which he was made to say that his “real killer” is America.