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Thursday, March 17, 2011

New York Times Journalists Remain Missing In Libya

New York Times journalists, from left, photographer Lynsey Addario, reporter Stephen Farrell, photographer Tyler Hicks, and Beirut bureau chief Anthony Shadid. (AP/New York Times)

New York Times journalists, from left, photographer Lynsey Addario, reporter Stephen Farrell, photographer Tyler Hicks, and Beirut bureau chief Anthony Shadid. (AP/New York Times)

Journalists Anthony Shadid, Stephen Farrell, Tyler Hicks, and Lynsey Addario went missing on Tuesday while reporting on the events in Libya, a country that the Committee to Protect Journalists is calling the most dangerous in the world for journalists right now.

We talk to Mohamed Abdel-Dayem, the Committee’s Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa, who just returned from the region.


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