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Marie Covin: Pioneer Female Journalist Killed In Syria

Marie Covin

Very sad news today. Pioneer female journalist Marie Covin of the London Times was killed in Syria.

According to CBS News Lara Logan, Covin was in Syria to get what Logan said was a first-person view of what was going on there. CNN’s Arwa Damon said that Covin was someone other journalists looked up to.

The Telegraph UK reports that Covin said she’s never seen anything like what she experienced in Homs.

“Sickening, cannot understand how the world can stand by and I should be hardened by now,” she wrote, going on to describe the death of a baby from shrapnel wounds in front of her.

Here’s the video:

Also Rami al-Said, a 26-year-old citizen journalist was killed while filming the death’s of four people. Logan says that the Syrian Government is trying to send a message to not only silence the media, but to scare the media.

French Journalist Remi Ochlik of Paris Match Killed

Also murdered was Remi Ochlik, from legendary French news organization Paris Match.

Zennie Abraham
Zennie Abraham | Zennie Abraham or "Zennie62" is the founder of Zennie62Media which consists of zennie62blog.com and a multimedia blog news aggregator and video network, and 78-blog network, with social media and content development services and consulting. Zennie is a pioneer video blogger, YouTube Partner, social media practitioner, game developer, and pundit. Note: news aggregator content does not reflect the personal views of Mr. Abraham.

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