ISIS, the Islamic extremist group that has overrun parts of Syria and Iraq, released a video Tuesday that apparently shows the beheading of American journalist James Foley.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday released a statement in support of Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was detained by U.S. Border Patrol Agents after living and working in the country illegally for years.
New York journalist and gay rights activist Doug Ireland died this past weekend at the age of 67, according to a published report.
Oyster Bay native Marie Colvin died Wednesday in a rocket attack on the besieged city of Homs. The 56-year-old was an award-winning journalist who worked for Britain’s The Sunday Times.