This month Slate featured clips from the latest installment of Brooklyn Brewery’s War Correspondents series—a talk dedicated to Chris Hondros, a war photographer who was killed in Misrata, Libya in 2011. The series showed the pivotal role of photojournalists and reporters in conflict zones, and the unique dangers they face. Following the death of photographer James Foley, we’ve collected the full series below.
A police officer raises his weapon at a car speeding in his general direction as a more vocal and confrontational group of demonstrators stands on the sidewalk during further protests in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown near Ferguson, Missouri August 18, 2014. Police fired tear gas and stun grenades at protesters in Ferguson, Missouri on Monday, after days of unrest sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
pressfreedomfoundation.org – Runa A. Sandvik – Aug 19, 6:22 AM – Documenting the Arrests of Journalists in Ferguson Last updated: August 19 2014, 10:00 AM EST On Aug. 13, 2014, police in Ferguson, Missouri, assaulted and arrested two journalists for allegedly failing to exit a McDonald’s quickly enough while on
Mashable! by Colin Daileda
A video purportedly showing the beheading of missing American journalist James Foley was released on Tuesday by an extremist group called the Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS/ISIL)
Boing Boing by Runa Sandvik
These arrests are a gross violation of the reporters’ First Amendment rights, and attempts to prevent journalists from lawfully doing their job on the streets of Ferguson are illegal.
Holy crap, the front page of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch looks like a scene from Robocop
Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin