MARIE COLVIN SYRIA

Syria: An Assignment Worse Than Hell

"Reporters should be ready for interrogation. They should clear their Facebook page and have no Syrian contacts on it," says CBS correspondent Clarissa Ward, who recently snuck in and out of Syria. "If I'm caught, I'll spend time in jail and be used as a political bargaining chip."
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Should Journalists Risk Their Lives for a Story?

It's a question worth asking given the news that journalist Marie Colvin and French photojournalist Remi Ochlik were both just killed in Syria. Atrocities are almost certainly being committed by the Assad regime -- video, audio, photographic, and written documentation can all be used to support charges of war crimes.