New York Times foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid, who died Thursday of an apparent asthma attack in Syria, dedicated much of his life to reporting from dangerous, war-torn countries.
In 2007, Shadid shared journalism lessons learned in an essay for Poynter’s 2007-’08 “Best Newspaper Writing” book. He drew those lessons from his ASNE award-winning story about suffering civilians in Tibnin, Lebanon, which was also a Pulitzer finalist that year. Shadid won Pulitzer Prizes in 2004 and 2010 for international reporting.
Here’s what he said. Read more