foreign correspondent

  • February 17, 2012  

    A gifted Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent and a regular on the NewsHour, Anthony Shadid’s reporting took him from one conflict zone to the next — from Egypt to Libya and Syria, where he died Thursday of a severe asthma attack while covering the Assad government’s violent crackdown. He was 43. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • March 24, 2008  

    As the U.S. military death toll in Iraq hit 4,000 and the war entered its fifth year, a study by the Pew Research Center found that the number of news stories about the Iraq war has fallen dramatically in the past year. Media analysts assess how the press is covering the conflict and the impact on public awareness of the war. Continue reading