Journalist Fakher Haider Murdered in Iraq

How many of us risk our lives to cover the news? Some our colleagues covering Hurricance Katrina have been in harm’s way but few of us face the day in, day out danger confronted by reporters in war zones. Today’s news is the latest in a sad series: Fakher Haider, 38, husband, father of three and an Iraqi journalist and photographer working for the New York Times, was abducted at gunpoint and found dead hours later, hands bound, bag over his head.

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