TITLE

Reaching Out With Appreciation to Brave Colleagues In Afghanistan

AUTHOR(S)
REYNOLDS, JAMES
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Spring2010, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the significance of the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism as a recognition of the work of Afghan reporters. It relates the death of Afghan journalist Sultan Munadi during a raid in a compound were he and British Stephen Farrell were held. His colleagues complained about the double standard. Afghan journalists and Lasantha Wickrematunge, "Sunday Leader" founder and editor in chief in Sri Lanka, received the award. The Afghan Frontline Club Fixers' Fund has been selected as prize money recipient. INSET: Slain Sri Lankan Journalist Honored for His Commitment to a Free.
ACCESSION #
49093393

 

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