Anthony Shadid, 1968-2012

Friday, February 17, 2012


Anthony Shadid of The New York Times was the consummate foreign correspondent.  For years he peopled his Middle East coverage with both the news and the people who the news is visited upon; people who are rarely brought to life.  He was intrepid, but always in the service of stories that made us care deeply about the region.  Shadid died this week.  Brooke revisits the last conversation she had with him.

Oren Ambarchi - Salt

Comments [2]

Chris Gray from New Haven, CT

All honor to Mr. Shaddid for his lifetime of good work. Meanwhile, in Hartford, an NBC Connecticut t.v. reporting team have taken fire from a visible shooter just this week, too. News is a dangerous business, I can recall a caller to the radio station where I worked saying that I'd be met with shotgun fire when I left so I said, "Well, I'll leave about 4."

Feb. 23 2012 05:57 PM
Pedro Perez-Ortiz from NEw York City

I like "On the Media" radio show. It's themes are comprehensive and up to the
standards of our media technological evolution. It expands every little piece of
info due to its broad, progressive analytical approach of the info pieces and its
historical coverage and reporting. There I said it! Thank-you.
Elder Pedro Perez-Ortiz

Feb. 19 2012 08:24 PM

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