19 Feb '12, 4pm

The Powerful, Lyrical Writing of Journalist Anthony Shadid (1968-2012) | Care2 Causes

The Powerful, Lyrical Writing of Journalist Anthony Shadid (1968-2012) | Care2 Causes

It was shocking to read about New York Times journalist Anthony Shadid’s death last Thursday . I have been routinely reading his writing about events in the Middle East and, in the past year, the Arab Spring protests. Shadid had won two Pulitzer Prizes for his reporting and was the author of three books, with a fourth due out soon . The New York Times notes that “grace and authority” characterized Shadid’s writing, even when he was filing stories from the roof of a hotel in Najaf, Iraq and in the midst of political unrest. News coverage about Syria routinely points out that reports of events and the numbers of those killed are impossible to verify as the authoritarian regime of President Bashar al-Assad does not allow foreign journalists to report from within the country. Shadid died after spending a week in Syria, from a severe asthma attack that seems to have been set of...

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Anthony Lister Exhibition at New Image Art: As previewed, Australian artist Anthony Lister a new body of works

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As previewed, Australian artist Anthony Lister a new body of works at New Image Art Gallery last night with his latest exh...