Thursday, April 21, 2011
Oscar-nominated Director Tim Hetherington and Pulitzer-finalist Photojournalist Chris Hondros Killed on Front Lines of Libyan Conflict
"Award-winning photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros were killed Wednesday when they came under fire in Libya. Hetherington and Hondros, who had covered conflict zones around the world, were part of a group of six photographers reporting on the Libyan conflict in a particularly dangerous part of the besieged city of Misurata. We speak with Carroll Bogert of Human Rights Watch, who worked closely with Hetherington commissioning and disseminating his photos from war-torn regions. Most recently Hetherington helped photograph secret police files from the Quaddafi documenting the brutality of the regime. To discuss the life and work of Hondros, we speak with Christina Larson, a contributing editor to Foreign Policy magazine. We are also joined by Mohamed Dayem of the Committee to Protect Journalists about the increasing dangers faced by reporters covering conflicts in the region...."