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A few words of praise for some of the reporters covering Israeli-Palestinian violence
A few words of praise for some of the reporters covering Israeli-Palestinian violence

From the first days of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when I saw Ayman Mohyeldin and his NBC News crew under fire from police in Israel, I have been thinking how much we have come to take TV reporters for granted in places like the Middle East. So, here are a few words of praise. I wrote about Mohyeldin and his team holding up their camera and shouting "journalists" in three languages as stun grenades and rubber bullets were fired in their direction on July 2. Al Jazeera America was the first to sense the importance of the story on June 30 when the bodies of three Israeli teens who had been kidnapped were found. It went wall-to-wall on the story that first night. Read about...

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