Kurt Schork

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The rules of conflict reporting are changing

April 27, 2015 11:01 AM ET

On the icy-cold morning of February 22, 2012, Marie Colvin, a 58-year-old Irish-American reporter, was killed by the blast of a rocket in the Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs, Syria....

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Under Stress

May 12, 2005 12:00 AM ET

News organizations step up help for journalists who encounter trauma....

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On Assignment: Covering Conflicts Safely

February 27, 2003 12:00 AM ET

Guide for reporting in hazardous situations....

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Introduction

March 19, 2001 12:10 PM ET

By Ann CooperIN THE COMMUNITY OF JOURNALISTS WHO HAVE CHRONICLED the past decade's worst wars, the news last May was devastating. Two of the world's most dedicated war correspondents, Kurt Schork of Reuters and Miguel Gil Moreno de Mora of...

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Sierra Leone

March 19, 2001 12:02 PM ET

SIERRA LEONE REMAINS THE MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRY IN AFRICA for journalists. In 2000, Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels killed three reporters, bringing to 15 the total number of journalists killed in the war-plagued West African nation since 1997. The RUF...

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24 JOURNALISTS KILLED FOR THEIR WORK IN 2000 Highest Tolls in Colombia, Russia, and Sierra Leone

January 4, 2001 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 4, 2001 --- Of the 24 journalists killed for their work in 2000, according to CPJ research, at least 16 were murdered, most of those in countries where assassins have learned they can kill journalists with impunity....

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Two journalists killed by gunmen; two others wounded

May 25, 2000 12:00 PM ET

Click here to read more about press freedom conditions in SIERRA LEONE New York, May 24, 2000 --- The Committee to Protect Journalists is outraged by the latest murderous attack on journalists in Sierra Leone, which claimed the lives...

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Kurt Schork

Kurt Schork

May 24, 2000 12:05 AM ET

Kurt Schork, veteran Reuters coresspondent, and Miguel Gil Moreno de Mora, Associated Press cameraman, were killed in an ambush by rebels of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF). Schork, 53, and Moreno de Mora, 32, were traveling in two vehicles with...

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Miguel Gil Moreno de Mora

May 24, 2000 12:00 AM ET

Kurt Schork, veteran Reuters coresspondent, and Miguel Gil Moreno de Mora, Associated Press cameraman, were killed in an ambush by rebels of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF). Schork, 53, and Moreno de Mora, 32, were traveling in two vehicles...

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CPJ Condemns Media Crackdown in Yugoslavia

March 25, 1999 12:00 AM ET

New York, N.Y., March 25, 1999 -- As NATO carries out air strikes against Yugoslavia, President Slobodan Milosevic has turned his fury on the independent journalists who are attempting to cover the story. When a state of emergency was declared...

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