Michael Kelly

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Iraq war and news media: A look inside the death toll

March 18, 2013 4:24 PM ET

The U.S.-led war in Iraq claimed the lives of a record number of journalists and challenged some commonly held perceptions about the risks of covering conflict. Far more journalists, for example, were murdered in targeted killings in Iraq than...

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Resource Center

February 14, 2010 9:55 PM ET

AP Safety CPJ has a detailed security guide that covers a wide variety of safety practices for journalists. The guide includes information on: Basic Preparedness Assessing and Responding to Risk Technology Security Armed Conflict Organized Crime and Corruption Civil...

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Deadly News

September 20, 2006 12:00 AM ET

By Mathew HansenHundreds of journalists have been killed over 15 years, many on the orders of government officials. Few cases are ever solved. In the Fall/Winter 2006 edition of Dangerous Assignments...

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American journalist murdered in Basra

August 3, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 3, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists is shocked and alarmed by the murder of U.S. freelance journalist and author Steven Vincent, whose bullet-riddled body was found today in the southern Iraqi city of Basra. Vincent, who had...

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36 JOURNALISTS KILLED FOR THEIR WORK IN 2003More than a third killed during conflict in Iraq

January 2, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 2, 2004—A total of 36 journalists were killed worldwide as a direct result of their work in 2003, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). This is a sharp increase from 2002, when 19 journalists were...

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CPJ mourns the death of Atlantic Monthly editor Michael Kelly

April 4, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 4, 2003—Michael Kelly, editor-at-large of the Atlantic Monthly and a columnist with the Washington Post, was killed today while traveling with the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division in Iraq, according to a statement from the Washington Post....

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