James Foley isn’t the only journalist who was lured back, time and time again, to the front lines of conflict zones. Correspondents who have covered recent wars in Syria and Libya, including American journalist Marie Colvin, Syrian journalist Ruqia Hassan, British photojournalist Tim Hetherington and dozens of others, died in order to tell stories. Show More Summary
On the icy-cold morning of February 22, 2011, Marie Colvin, a 58-year-old Irish-American reporter, was killed by the blast of a rocket in the Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs, Syria....
Syria is the deadliest place in the world for journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday, with 29 killed in the country in 2013—more than the next five countries combined. Since March 2011, when a revolt to oust President Bashar al-Assad began, 69 journalists have been killed. Show More Summary
The gift will help fund the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting, named after a late foreign correspondent of News Corp.'s Sunday Times. read more
Citizen journalism is where it’s at, except maybe not for Robert Makofsky, a writer for the Port Jefferson Patch. Makofksy wrote up a dedication for Marie Colvin at Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism in — you guessed it —Show More Summary
All war is terrible. But there is something particularly terrible about a city under siege. Think of Derry, Leningrad, Sarajevo. That’s been the fate of Homs in Syria since Spring 2011. It was there that reporter Marie Colvin was killed by Syrian government shelling in February of this year. Who knows how many residents, whose [...]
Charlize Theron starred in two huge blockbusters this summer and is currently filming another one with Tom Hardy, but she may be taking on a role which could easily translate into more Oscar gold. The actress, who won an Academy Award for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster, is producing and possibly starring [...]
Charlize Theron is eyeing an untitled project being produced by Basil Iwanyk (Brooklyn's Finest, The Town, The Expendables) about slain war correspondent Marie Colvin. The project is being developed from Vanity Fair's feature about Colvin's life and her murder at age 56 this February in Syria. Theron is aiming to produce and ... More »
The surveillance of journalists covering Syria has heightened concern about the risks journalists face in relying on mobile communications and cellphones. In February, journalists Remi Ochlick and Marie Colvin were killed when shells struck the press center that they and other journalists were using to transmit their stories; the Syrian army may have used satellite [...]
Caitlin Dickson reports on an auction to benefit the new Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting.
Among intriguing tracks: Shawn Colvin's 'Change Is on the Way,' Tiffany Evans' 'If You Love Me' and David Bowie's 'Suffragette City.'
Marie Colvin, who was killed in Syria on February 22, represents a great deal that is excellent about the type of journalism to which she lost her life. We both were foreign correspondents for The Sunday Times of London for many years. Inevitably, that meant covering those wars that were among the biggest stories of our...
Mary Chapin Carpenter has been delivering fantastic songs to the world for the past couple of decades, defying definition and entertaining fans of folk, pop, country, and Americana music. She's earned five Grammy Awards and a hand full...Show More Summary
Journalist Marie Colvin was killed on assignment in Syria last month. Read her longtime friend’s tribute.
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The U.K. is investigating Marie Colvin’s death. Lyra McKee follows up on a mention of this in an AP report by phoning the British Foreign Office, which confirms it, telling her “The UK’s expert human rights team – which… Read more
Family and friends attend the war reporter’s funeral amid news of further atrocities by pro-Assad gunmen First Post LAST UPDATED AT 07:44 ON Tue 13 Mar 2012 THE Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin was buried in her home townShow More Summary
The Sunday Times reporter was remembered as a person who took risks because she believed what she did was important.
The body of war correspondent Marie Colvin, who was killed while reporting in Syria last month, is back in New York today after being transferred to a Polish diplomat and then sent to Paris before returning to the United States, the AP reports. Colvin’s funeral is today in Long Island, ... More »
Marie Colvin's death has highlighted the dangers facing journalists in armed conflict, but the threats to journalists worldwide are much broader.