Anthony Shadid News
Obama Rips Romney, Congress, and Own Presidency at Correspondents' Dinner
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With Congress continuing unprecedented levels of bitter partisan debate and the 2012 presidential campaign in full swing, President Obama struck back Saturday night at a town consumed by politics with a light-hearted roast of his critics and own administration. “I want to...
Amanpour: McCain's Call to Arms in Syria Has Echoes of Bosnia Genocide
Analysis In a strong and courageous move Senator John McCain has called for the United States to take the lead in protecting innocent civilians being massacred with impunity by the Syrian Army. “Time is running out. Assad’s forces are on the march,” McCain, R-Ariz., declared...
War Journalists Remembered
Christiane Amanpour on the accomplished work of Marie Colvin, Anthony Shadid.
The WH Loves Aggressive Journalism - Abroad - Today's Q's for O's WH - 2/22/2012
(Note: White House press secretary Jay Carney began today’s briefing by praising journalists who have died covering the unrest in Syria: Marie Colvin and Rémi Ochlik as well as Anthony Shadid.) TAPPER: The White House keeps praising these journalists who are — who’ve been killed...
Two Western Journalists Killed in Syria
A U.S. and a French journalist were killed in the central Syrian city of Homs today, the 19th day of intense shelling by the forces of President Bashar al-Assad bent on quashing a growing opposition. The deaths of American Marie Colvin and Frechman Remi Ochlik were confirmed by French Foreign
ABC News Investigative Unit Wins Polk Award for Peace Corps Probe
The Brian Ross Investigative Unit has won a 2011 George Polk Award for a 10-month-long investigation of the murder of Peace Corps volunteer Kate Puzey , and of an alleged "blame the victim" culture within the Peace Corps in which whistleblowers were not protected and women were made to feel
'A Tragic Loss to Journalism': White House Heralds Work of Fallen NYT Reporter Anthony Shadid
White House press secretary Jay Carney, speaking to reporters on Air Force One Friday, praised the work of New York Times reporter Anthony Shadid, who died in Syria yesterday, apparently from an asthma attack. “All of us, from the President on down, are greatly saddened...
Reporter Anthony Shadid's Death Highlights Asthma Dangers
Asthma experts responding to the death of New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid say his death is a sad reminder of the potentially serious nature of his condition. The 43-year-old journalist’s death, apparently the result of a severe asthma attack, occurred while he was on...
From the Newsroom: Remembering Anthony Shadid
Obviously a newsroom always takes it hard when tragedy strikes a reporter or producer in the field – but it’s hard to overstate the impact of the news that Anthony Shadid had died while on assignment in Syria. We all knew his work – we...
The Global Note: Anthony Shadid , R.I.P…U.S. Police Chief To Bahrain…Ahmadinejad & U.S. Friends…Jeremy Lin In China
ANTHONY SHADID 1968-2012: “NO ONE TO REPLACE HIM” A tragedy for those who knew him – a huge loss for those who read his work and learned from him. From his own NYTimes: Anthony Shadid, a gifted foreign correspondent whose graceful dispatches for The New...