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Love Poem for Rémi Ochlik, the Late Photojournalist

3 years agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

Obituaries of photojournalists killed while covering conflicts reduce their lives to bare facts: where they are from, what stories they covered and for whom, and how they died. Often left out are the details of their personal lives, and the sense of loss to the people they leave behind. But a moving portrait of Rémi [...]

Photojournalist William Daniels describes siege in Syria that killed Colvin, details escape with Bouvier

4 years agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Time | Facebook Photojournalist William Daniels was on assignment for Time magazine when he snuck into Homs and holed up in the “makeshift media center” in Syria with Edith Bouvier, Rémi Ochlik, Marie Colvin, Paul Conroy and others. Daniels… Read more

As Marie Colvin’s body goes home, dozens of other journalists around the world face attacks

4 years agoNews : BlogPost

The body of American journalist Marie Colvin, who was killed in Syria alongside French photographer Remi Ochlik on Feb. 22, is finally going home to the United States, the AFP reports. Her body arrived in Paris Sunday. Read full article >>

Remembering 13 Unsung Heroes of Photojournalism

4 years agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

News stories of the deaths in Syria of American reporter Marie Colvin and French photographer Remi Ochlik totaled in the thousands last week. That was followed by hundreds of stories yesterday about the rescue of British photographer Paul Conroy, who was injured in the same attack in Homs, Syria that killed Ochlik and Colvin. Lost [...]

From clickivism to blood and guts politics

Paul Conroy, the Welsh photojournalist injured during a Syrian army missile attack in Homs in which fellow journalists Marie Colvin and Rémi Ochlik were killed, has been smuggled out of the country by activists organised by Avaaz. Thirteen of those rescuers lost their lives in repeated mortar shelling between Homs and the Lebanese border. And [...]

Red Cross in Syria to try to evacuate wounded, dead journalists tonight

4 years agoNews : BlogPost

The Red Cross in Syria hopes to evacuate two wounded journalists and the bodies of slain journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik from the besieged city of Homs on Monday night, Sky News reports. On Saturday, a Red Cross team evacuated 27 people from Homs, but failed to get the journalists out, the Associated Press reported. Read full article >>

Marie Colvin: a portrait of the slain war correspondent, by Molly Crabapple

4 years agoHumor : Boing Boing

From Molly Crabapple, this wonderful portrait of Marie Colvin, the Sunday Times war reporter who was recently killed in Syria. More about Colvin here. Killed with her was French photojournalist Rémi Ochlik. Colvin died trying to retrieve her shoes so she could escape a rocket shelling attack (the custom in Syria is to leave one's [...]

Blog: Recalling Rémi Ochlik, 'a man of great value'

I liked Rémi a lot. Rémi was fragile, yet he didn't really try to conceal the fact. His fragility was his strength, a formidable one at that. Unlike so many journalists of today, Rémi was a true idealist, a rare mix of innocence and panache, compassion and bravery....

Truthdiggers of the Week: Marie Colvin and Rémi Ochlik

4 years agoNews : Truthdig

By virtue of their presence, and then by putting words and pictures to what they hear and see, journalists working in conflict zones practice the highest ideals of the profession and are able to not only recount events that have already happened but can also potentially affect future outcomes. That’s also what makes them targets.

Blog: Caveat utilitor: Satellite phones can always be tracked

The Telegraph in London was the first to report that Syrian government forces could have "locked on" to satellite phone signals to launch the rocket attacks that killed journalists Marie Colvin and Rémi Ochlik, as well as many Syrian civilians, besides wounding dozens more including two more international journalists. Working...

From the archives: journalists under fire

This week brought the sad news of the deaths of two journalists — Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik — in Syria. As a testament to their bravery, here's a first-hand insight into the dangers of war reporting written for The Spectator in 1991 by Con Coughlin, who was covering the Gulf War for the Sunday Telegraph. Show More Summary

American war reporter Marie Colvin and photographer Remi Ochlik killed in Syria

4 years agoArts : Artdaily

BEIRUT (AP).- Syrian gunners pounded an opposition stronghold where the last dispatches from a veteran American-born war correspondent chronicled the suffering of civilians caught in the relentless shelling. An intense morning barrage killed her and a French photojournalist ? two of 74 deaths reported Wednesday in Syria. Show More Summary

Jake Tapper Confronts Jay Carney: White House Wants ‘Aggressive Journalism Abroad,’ But Not In The U.S.

4 years agoNews : Mediaite

At Wednesday's White House press briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney praised the journalists (Marie Colvin, Rémi Ochlik and Anthony Shadid) recently killed covering the violent unrest in Syria. ABC News' Jake Tapper then asked Carney about the discrepancy between how the Obama administration treats journalism internationally versus domestically.

First they came for the journalists…

News of the deaths of Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin and French photographer Remi Ochlik and the serious injuries of photographer Paul Conroy and Edith Bouvier, a freelance journalist reporting for Le Figaro, from a mortar shell that hit the building in Homs, Syria that they were using as makeshift media centre has saddened and shocked reporters and readers. So [...]

Were Journalists in Homs Targeted for Bombing?

4 years agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

Radio communications between Syrian army officers have shown that the army was ordered to bomb the make-shift press center in the besieged city of Homs where photographer Remi Ochlik and reporter Marie Colvin were working, The Telegraph newspaper reports. The journalists died yesterday when the center was shelled. Photographers Paul Conroy and William Daniels and [...]

Assad must pay for Marie Colvin's murder

Let's not beat about the bush. Marie Colvin and French journalist Remi Ochlik were murdered by the thugs trying to keep President Bashar al-Assad's regime in power. It was no secret that the house in Homs where the two journalists were staying was being used as a makeshift media centre, and Marie, with her distinctive eye [...]

French, British journalists killed during Syrian bombing of Homs

Another day, another bloodbath in Syria.The veteran Sunday Times correspondent Marie Colvin and the French photographer Remi Ochlik have been killed in the Syrian city of Homs when an artillery shell hit the house in which they were staying. Show More Summary

As Journalists And Video Bloggers Are Killed, SyriaPioneer Lives On

It goes without saying that the death of veteran Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin and the French photographer Remi Ochlik - after an artillery shell hit their makeshift press centre in the Syrian city of Homs - is tragic. It's also testament to the lengths to which journalists often go to get the story. Show More Summary

Blog: Slideshow: Colvin, Ochlik at work

International journalists Marie Colvin, 55, and Rémi Ochlik, 28, were killed Wednesday during shelling of the besieged city of Homs in Syria. $(function() { $(".anyClass").jCarouselLite({ btnNext: ".next", btnPrev: ".prev" }); }); « Previous Image | Next Image » Pictured are Colvin, an American reporting for the Sunday Times,...

American And French Journalists Killed By Syrian Gov’t Shelling

American reporter Marie Colvin of the London Sunday Times and French photojournalist Rémi Ochlik died early this morning in Syrian government shelling of the restive city of Homs. An advocacy group, the Committee to Protect Journalists, released a statement where deputy director Robert Mahoney said: “Our colleagues Marie Colvin and Rémi Ochlik gave their lives [...]

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