In Sudan, Echoes of Darfur
After just completing a midterm on Rwanda's '94 genocide, I think its important that the violence in Sudan is front and center in the news cycle.
Then I read Texas in Africa's take on Kristof's reporting:
Kristof in Sudan
and it gave me pause.
TIA makes very valid points that are worth considering before we automatically applaud certain reporters for their very public (ized) forays into dangerous regions.
TIA also emphasizes that this story DOES need to be reported. I will continue to investigate and aggregate and developments on FUUO--I may even have an interview to repost on later this week. If you don't already, you should follow TIA on twitter: