Remembering Anthony Shadid – Interactive Feature – NYTimes.com

Remembering Anthony Shadid – Interactive Feature – NYTimes.com

clipped from article:
“Anthony was first and foremost a witness — an incomparable, reliable witness.”
We all have informal milestones in our work lives — stories we wrote, or missed, characters we interviewed, colleagues we shared an adventure with. One of my milestones was hiring Anthony Shadid in 2009 — on at least the third try. It was a bittersweet hire — sweet for all the obvious reasons, but bitter because of his sadness at leaving The Post, which had treated him so well and nominated him successfully for two Pulitzers. Anthony was worried that the contractions in our business were so severe that even the Post, even the great Washington Post, was no longer a safe home for his kind of foreign reporting. The pool of people invested in doing this work right was shrinking. And now, suddenly, it has shrunk again.

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