The day after James Foley’s tragic death, we collected a number of remembrances written by friends and colleagues. Many more have been published since the news first came out, and we thought it’d be good to link to those here.
Where are the ethics and the boundaries when the media engagement is so passive, even acquiescent, and the product, so indistinguishable from propaganda that the insurgents feel they can have their way with the exposure?
James Foley, a freelance journalist for Agence France-Presse and GlobalPost who’s been missing in Syria since last November, was likely “abducted by a pro-regime militia group and subsequently turned over to Syrian government forces,” GlobalPost CEO and President Philip Balboni says.
We may never know whether imposed silences by their parent organizations helped NBC News's Richard Engel or The New York Times's David Rohde escape, but the Agence France-Presse is now trying the opposite.
Three of four journalists detained nearly three weeks ago by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi have finally been able to call their families to report that they are OK–but still locked up in a jail in Tripoli with little indication of when the
Four journalists, including two photographers, who were detained on Tuesday by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi will soon be released, according to a report just published by GlobalPost.com. Qaddafi’s chief spokesperson has said the journalis