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Marie Colvin

Journalists killed in action (chart)

Journalists killed in action (chart)

The killing of photojournalist, and Medill grad, James Foley by militants connected with the Islamic State drew outrage from around the world, including President Barack Obama on Wednesday. Foley was no stranger to the dangers of covering war zones and was a voice for why those stories needed to be told. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists there were 31 journalists killed in 2014 — eight murdered, 13 in crossfire and 10 on dangerous assignments:

Journalists killed In work-related incidents, by year

Where journalists were killed, since 1992

10 deadliest countries for journalists With number...