Four New York Times journalists are reportedly missing in Libya. The paper said their last contact with the group was on Tuesday morning. They have ‘second-hand’ reports that their employees have been picked up by the Libyan government forces in the city of Ajdabiya. See the update of the release of all 4 here.
Those missing are identified as Anthony Shadid, Beirut Bureau Chief and two time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for foreign reporting. Shadid is an Oklahoma and his parents live in in Edmond, a bedroom community of Oklahoma City.
Stephen Farrell, reporter and videographer kidnapped by Taliban in 2009 and rescued by British commandos;
and two photographers, Tyler Hicks
and Lynsey Addario.