Discussion in 'Current Events' started by jillian, Dec 18, 2012.
Richard Engel and NBC News team freed from captors in Syria - World News
The guy is a great reporter and as brave as they come, but I wonder if he has a death wish?
war reporters have always placed themselves in danger. i doubt he has a death wish. i think they accept the possibility as part of the job. at least that would be my surmise.
He's amazing and I'm so very glad he's free.
I often wonder if he gets just a little too close to the action.
Takes balls knowing folks like them have sawed a few heads off in the past.
So it's okay for news media to keep secrets in order to protect lives, but not okay for the gov't. to so??...
Newsman's disappearance largely kept secret
18 Dec.`12 NBC was able to keep the abduction of chief Middle East correspondent Richard Engel in Syria largely a secret until he escaped late Monday because it persuaded some of this country's most prominent news organizations to hold back on the story.
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