Despite the great loss, foreign journalists were mourned by the whole world, obituaries were written after them, books and TV programs were dedicated in their memory- an after death remembrance Syrian journalists dying on a daily basis haven't enjoyed.
If you know anything about UW alumni and Lebanese families, you'll understand why that makes Anthony Shadid and me almost brothers. Our lone meeting took place on Dec. 2, 2010. Anthony was on campus to deliver the inaugural lecture on ethics and journalism.
The quality the Prizes instill retain readers and boost staff morale. I can get behind that thesis. Or, rather, I could get behind this thesis, but unfortunately, I have to view it in context of the Post's actual Pulitzer winners.