Time Magazine Picks Journalists, Including My Former CNN Colleague Maria Ressa, As “Person Of The Year”

Why these courageous journalists deserve Person Of The Year  I’m thrilled my former CNN colleague Maria Ressa is being included in the honor of being called Time Magazine’s  for “Person of The Year.” Time gives the honor to “Guardians and War On Truth.” They include Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the staff of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, and two young Reuters reporters in prison in Myanmar. As our time at CNN overlapped,  Ressa’s two decades at CNN were spent

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Grieving Capital Gazette Newspaper Staff ‘Put Out The Damn Paper’ Hours After Massacre

No one inspires me more today than the Capital Gazette Newspaper staff. Hours after a sick, twisted gunman burst into their newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland and started firing, they put out their newspaper. This #$)#% doesn’t get to stop them from doing what journalists around the world do so bravely every single day. Telling the story. This time, telling their story. How better to honor their five co-workers and friends who were massacred Thursday? How better to encourage the other

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