August 21, 2014
Updated 7:57 PM

Stories Journalists Are Talking About

I will not be returning to Ferguson

ryanschuessler.com — I had been on the ground helping Al Jazeera America cover the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Mo., since this all started last week. After what I saw last night, I will not be returning. The behavior and number of journalists there is so appalling, that I cannot in good conscience continue to be a part of...
Aug 21, 2014

RT @rschallom: An important look inside covering #Ferguson: It’s not a career boost for journalists. People are hurting & mourning. http://…

Aug 21, 2014

RT @willsommer: “I want to show Ferguson beyond the riots. Which is why now that the riots are over, I’m leaving” ~~This guy ryanschuessler.com/2014/08/21/i-w…

Aug 21, 2014

why one reporter won't be returning to Ferguson--it's not what you think (but is quite depressing) ryanschuessler.com/2014/08/21/i-w…

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Steward files suit against Globe, serves papers on patient

bostonglobe.com — Steward Health Care System, a Boston-based hospital operator, on Wednesday filed a civil complaint against The Boston Globe, seeking a court order to permit the release of a patient's private medical records, which the company says it needs to rebut a Globe story scheduled to be published this weekend.
Aug 21, 2014

Judge rules in favor of Globe in unorthodox suit filed *before* any story published, via @bostonglobemark & @davabel bostonglobe.com/metro/massachu…

Aug 21, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: Judge says Steward Health Care has no right to see reporting, records collected by the Globe for unpublished story ow.ly/AABuE

Aug 21, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: Judge says Steward Health Care has no right to see reporting, records collected by the Globe for unpublished story ow.ly/AABuE

Aug 21, 2014

RT @abtran: Who else Really wants to now read this not-yet-pubbed story that Steward Health Care tried to sue @BostonGlobe over bit.ly/1z8t2Mz

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Full text of the last email the Islamic State sent to the Foley family

globalpost.com — BOSTON, Mass. - American journalist James Foley was murdered by Islamic State militants, who on Aug. 19, 2014 publicized the killing in a graphic video uploaded to YouTube. The terrorist group declared Foley's death was in retaliation for recent US airstrikes against Islamic State in Iraq. On Tuesday, Aug.
Aug 21, 2014

Full text of the last email the Islamic State sent to the Foley family via @globalpost - globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

Aug 21, 2014

GlobalPost has chosen to publish this message in full in the interest of transparency and to fully tell Jim's story. globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

Aug 21, 2014

Aug 12 email ISIS sent Foley family. "He will be executed as a DIRECT result of your transgressions towards us!" bit.ly/1p0TOR7

Aug 21, 2014

Full text of the last email the Islamic State sent to the Foley family via @globalpost - globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

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ISIS Pressed for Ransom Before Killing Journalist

nytimes.com — Kneeling in the dirt in a desert somewhere in the Middle East, James Foley lost his life this week at the hands of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Before pulling out the knife, his masked executioner explained that he was killing the 40-year-old American journalist in retaliation for the recent United States' airstrikes against the terror group in Iraq.
Aug 21, 2014

RT @BGrueskin: 'So brutal were the killings that Al Qaeda advised him to quit graphic executions and just shoot prisoners' nytimes.com/2014/08/21/wor…

Aug 21, 2014

RT @DVNJr: This is bravery, courage, guts. RT @kevinroose This whole thing is chilling, but the last paragraph, dear god: nyti.ms/1Azz9Mv

Aug 21, 2014

"Kidnapping Europeans .. main source of revenue for Al Qaeda" nytimes.com/2014/08/21/wor… <- English-speaking countries right not to pay ransoms

Aug 21, 2014

"Since then, the terror network has turned to abducting Westerners to finance itself." Yeesh. nytimes.com/2014/08/21/wor…

Aug 21, 2014

RT @MikeIsaac: intense, important and Brutal. ISIS Demanded Ransom From U.S. Before Killing Reporter -- via @NYtfridge mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/21/wor…

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