Working With Tyler Hicks, Photojournalist Being Held in Libya
Four New York Times Journalists Are Missing in Libya
The New York Times said Wednesday that four of its journalists reporting on the conflict in Libya were missing.
Editors at the paper said they were last in contact with the journalists on Tuesday morning New York time. The paper said it had received second-hand reports that members of its reporting team on the ground in the port city of Ajdabiya had been swept up by Libyan government forces.
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When Unrest Stirs, Bloggers Are Already in Place
As the protests spread across Tunisia for weeks, many international news organizations scrambled to cover the unrest just before President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali fled on Jan. 14, ending 23 years of authoritarian rule. But Amira al-Hussaini was all over the story. Read the full article here.
Journalists Tiptoe Inside Forbidding Libya
Despite threats by the embattled Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, journalists are finding ways to report and broadcast from parts of Libya, one of the least hospitable places in the world for news organizations. Read the article.
Brutalized, then Betrayed
ABC Correspondent Miguel Marquez Attacked in Bahrain
In the latest instance of an American journalist coming under attack while covering the spreading unrest in the Middle East, Miguel Marquez, an ABC News correspondent, was set upon and beaten while covering protests in Bahrain on Wednesday, the network said. Read the full article.
CBS Says Lara Logan Suffered "Brutal" Attack in Cairo
Lara Logan, the CBS News correspondent, was attacked and sexually assaulted by a mob in Cairo on Feb. 11, the day that the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was forced from power, the network said Tuesday. The photo above is of Logan in Tahrir Square moments before she was assaulted. Read the article.
Crackdown in Egypt Widens to Foreign Observers
CAIRO — The Egyptian government broadened its crackdown on Thursday to the international news media and human rights workers, in an apparent effort to remove witnesses to the battle with antigovernment protesters. Read the article here.
In Egypt Spotlight Falls on Web Tools and Change
WASHINGTON — Fear is the dictator’s traditional tool for keeping the people in check. But by cutting off Egypt’s Internet and wireless service in the face of huge street protests, President Hosni Mubarak betrayed his own fear — that Facebook, Twitter, laptops and smartphones could empower his opponents, expose his weakness to the world and topple his regime.
SOC Graduate Produces Film, Articles on Her Andes Experience
WASHINGTON, DC — Gabrielle Gorder graduated from American University in 2010. Since then she has backpacked around South America, written articles, worked with women in Peru's Andes Mountains, and shot a documentary film.