WASHINGTON: John Foley appreciates the fact that his son James, the American journalist beheaded in Syria by the Islamic State group last year, has been honoured on a memorial to journalists who lost their lives while reporting the news.
James Foley, 40, is listed on a towering wall of glass panels featuring 2,271 names of those who have died since 1837. Adjacent to that is a wall of corresponding pictures, situated above the latest additions from 2014. The 14 names added this year represent more than 60 journalists who died reporting the news in 2014.
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Source: New Straits Times