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Kin: Dead Reporter Said NYT Would Kill Him

Journalist fought with editors before traveling to Syria: cousin

(Newser) - The award-winning New York Times reporter who died in Syria of an acute asthma attack in February said before he left that, if he died, the Times would be to blame, reports Politico . Anthony Shadid engaged in screaming matches with his editors from Turkey before going to Syria, criticizing the... More »

Asthma Attack Kills Famed NYT Reporter

Anthony Shadid snuck into Syria to cover uprising

(Newser) - One of the world's great foreign correspondents has died while covering the Syrian uprising. Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times correspondent, died from an apparent asthma attack a week after slipping across the border from Turkey to gather information on the resistance movement. Times photographer Tyler... More »

Freed NYT Reporters Recount Ordeal

One remembers being told, 'You're going to die tonight'

(Newser) - Tyler Hicks and his New York Times colleagues were trying to leave Ajdabiya when their driver stumbled into a checkpoint manned by Gadhafi’s forces—and Hicks immediately knew something was wrong. “I was yelling to the driver, ‘Keep driving! Don’t stop! Don’t stop!’”... More »

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