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After Foley, How To Protect Journalists In Conflict?05:36

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The United States says it refuses to pay ransom for hostages, but that doesn't stop terrorist groups from continuing to kidnap journalists in conflict areas. Journalist James Foley was working as a freelancer for GlobalPost when he was taken.

NPR’s David Folkenflik talks to Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and Meghna Chakrabarti about the obligation American news organizations have to their journalists — including freelancers — abroad.


This segment aired on August 22, 2014.

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