Honoring Anthony Shadid
A collection of tweets by former colleagues and others who knew Mr. Shadid and admired his reporting.
- — Ivan Watson (@IvanCNN)Fri, Feb 17 2012 01:53:05Hugged Anthony last nite. He was excited to go to Turkey & write his stories. Heroic reporter, writer.Monumental loss. Condolences to family
- — Nicholas Kulish (@nkulish)Fri, Feb 17 2012 03:35:21#Shadid had the rare ability to make people he met even briefly feel like they were special and mattered. Part of the reason for outpouring.
- — David D. Kirkpatrick (@kirkpatricknyt)Fri, Feb 17 2012 00:06:05After anthony shadid's unauthorized trip into Syria, the Gov put him on television and called him a spy. He went back again.
- — Azmat Khan (@AzmatZahra)Fri, Feb 17 2012 08:18:49A beautiful reflection on Anthony Shadid by our managing editor Phil Bennett, who was his managing ed at WaPo: http://to.pbs.org/ApwAKH wAKH
- — Foreign Policy (@FP_Magazine)Fri, Feb 17 2012 07:40:39Colleagues Rajiv Chandrasekaran and David Hoffman remember Anthony Shadid: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/02/17/remembering_anthony_shadid …licy.com/articles/2012/02/17/remembering_anthony_shadid
- — Hala Gorani (@HalaGorani)Fri, Feb 17 2012 07:38:56Anthony Shadid still trending. Proof that in age of shouting matches and celebrity nonsense, real journalism still matters, impacts people.
- — Hannah Allam (@HannahAllam)Fri, Feb 17 2012 05:11:01Anthony Shadid was a friend & mentor to many Arab-American journalists. Lots of tears & memories in the community today. He's irreplaceable.
- — Peter S. Goodman (@petersgoodman)Thu, Feb 16 2012 18:50:03Rarely does a journalist die and the world is different, but without shadid we will know less, and settle for less nuanced, less human truth
- — Dafna Linzer (@DafnaLinzer)Fri, Feb 17 2012 05:34:00A beautiful tribute to Anthony Shadid by our former editor, Steve Coll, now at the New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2012/02/postscript-anthony-shadid-1968-2012.html ….com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2012/02/postscript-anthony-shadid-1968-2012.html
- — Ethan Klapper (@ethanklapper)Thu, Feb 16 2012 19:33:16Remember interning at WaPo when Shadid won Pulitzer in 2010. He was home in Boston with a newborn and editors piped him in on speakerphone.
- — Amy Sullivan (@sullivanamy)Thu, Feb 16 2012 19:11:27There are great reporters and there are great writers. And then there are the rare few who inspire awe by being both. http://www.pulitzer.org/archives/6809 org/archives/6809
- — Lisa Goldman (@lisang)Thu, Feb 16 2012 22:19:27May, 2002. Anthony Shadid reports for 4 days from the W. Bank. A definitive article that every journo should read http://tinyurl.com/6vaw4sd vaw4sd
- — Andy Carvin (@acarvin)Fri, Feb 17 2012 00:09:05Just heard the awful news that Anthony Shadid died in Syria. Just devastating. He covered the Arab Spring like no one else. RIP, Anthony.
- — Salman Shaikh (@Salman_Shaikh1)Thu, Feb 16 2012 20:08:05Dear Anthony,why leave us now? It was a pleasure to sit with u.It was a thrill when you thought our words were worthy of your recording. RIP
- — Tamer El-Ghobashy (@TamerELG)Thu, Feb 16 2012 19:31:09Shadid was the most elegant example of how you can be an Arab and a journalist in American media without the whiff of pander or bias.
- — Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof)Thu, Feb 16 2012 21:36:11Anthony Shadid was the gold standard of journalism because of language skills, hard work, compassion & toughness. RIP.
- — Andrew Sherry (@andysherry)Thu, Feb 16 2012 19:39:54The passing of a great reporter, Anthony Shadid. Such an important bridge into the reality of the Mideast http://nyti.ms/zaT3zg g
- — Stacey Singer (@StaceySinger)Thu, Feb 16 2012 19:56:27I'm grieving for Anthony Shadid, a college friend. We'd both get As on papers, only the professor would read his out loud to the class.
- — David Folkenflik (@davidfolkenflik)Thu, Feb 16 2012 18:48:07
- — Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper)Thu, Feb 16 2012 19:17:09Nytimes reporter anthony shadid has died. Such a brave and smart reporter. A terrible loss. My thoughts are with his family and friends
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