This Week’s Headlines: Anthony Shadid (1968-2012) Edition

Anthony ShadidFor this week’s news roundup, we’re paying tribute to Anthony Shadid, the acclaimed New York Times foreign correspondent who died last night of an asthma attack while reporting in Syria. Shadid, 43, won two Pulitzer Prizes, was fluent in Arabic, and authored several books.

We know he’ll be sorely missed by family (including wife and fellow NYT reporter Nada Bakri and their two children), friends, colleagues, article writers, and readers. Here’s a sampling of the thousands of remembrances and articles on Shadid from across the web:


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Susan Johnston is a Boston-based freelance writer whose work appears in, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor,, Parade Magazine, and SELF, among other places. She is the author of The Urban Muse Guide to Online Writing Markets and blogs at The Urban Muse.