Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Getty Images Journalist Chris Hondros Dies In Mizrata: Total Deaths of Members of the Media Now Total 4 In Libyan Fighting
From MSNBC.com: Getty Images photographer Chris Hondros, a Pulitzer Prize finalist who was covering the same battle as Tim Hetherington, has now also died. Both Mr. Hondros and Mr. Hetherington were injured in the fighting between Libyan government forces and rebels in Mizrata. Two other journalists, Guy Martin, and Michael Christopher Brown, have been wounded. More here from the Guardian. The Committee to Protect Journalists also covers two other deaths of members of the media in the Libyan fighting, those of Ali Hassan al-Jaber near Benghazi March 13, and of Mohammed al-Nabbous, who founded the online Libya Al-Hurra TV, in Benghazi March 19.