September 12, 2005
Yahoo Presents: Kevin Sites in the Hot Zone
This is interesting… Yahoo is sponsoring what looks set to be a very interesting microjournalism project.
Yahoo News Presents: Kevin Sites in the Hot Zone
As one of the world’s most respected war correspondents, Kevin Sites has spent the past five years covering global war and disaster for several national networks. On September 26, veteran war correspondent Kevin Sites will embark on a year-long journey as a solo journalist to cover every armed conflict in the world…
Veteran war correspondent Kevin Sites will travel solo to these conflict zones, aided by a U.S.-based “mission control” team: Producer Robert Padavick (NBC News, CNN) and Researcher Lisa Liu (Radio Free Asia, International Medical Corps).
Using the latest technology, including high-definition digital cameras and satellite modems, Kevin will deliver stories via a five-fingered multimedia platform of text, photography, video, audio, and interactive chat - all available on one website (http://hotzone.yahoo.com).
I’ve been a fan of Sites’ “solo journalism” from Iraq and Afghanistan for a few years now, so this is very cool indeed. If you don’t know who he is — remember that flap when TV footage showed up of the Marine shooting the wounded guy in the mosque in Iraq last year? Sites is the one who shot that footage.
Posted by Jason Lefkowitz at September 12, 2005
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im an eager girl about take news from iraq too much.in fact i have a friend who is in iraq right now he is in army , so i would love to meet him because i cant travel to another country and he cant too.in fact i didnt find any way to meet him i know that is funny for you just i wanted to test my chance .i thought if u go to iraq to take news may be you will help me about it and i can help you to take news too.
I just wanted to say that I am amazed at the amount of people in our very oun country, ( God Bless The U.S.A. ) who are not informed enough on current world events. It bothers me. As an American, and more importantly a Human, and a child under God, I have come to want and to understand, and as well follow the current events of our VERY explosive world. Through Kevin's recorded life experiences, I have come to recognize a larger, more volital word than just the Blessed United States of America. My girlfriend Cristina and I watch some portion of Kevin's "Hot Zones" every evening. I look forword to it every day on the drive home. I just love how much more down to Earth and vivid his stories are. Because of the emense amount of responsibility Kevin takes on with every story he posts, Cristina and I wanted to help, and in some way or fashion, to finance certain portions of expeditions or stories that may be hard to recieve funding for. To be honest, I really don't know what I am doing, however Cristina, my beautifull girlfriend of 2 years, turned me on to Kevin's stories. I have been hooked ever since. I am really interested in donating in the very near future, and I really just want my hard earned assets to go to the best use and profit of the American people, and all those AROUND THE WORLD who could benefit from anything I can provide.
Again, I have no Idea as too WHAT I am talking about, however it is my belief that if someone trully wants to help another person, the person who needs the help will feel that cand appriciate it.
KEEP IT UP KEVIN!!! YOU DO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!!
If you think anything I write here represents the opinions of anybody but myself, you need more help than I can give you. The opinions are all mine, folks. Nobody else's. ESPECIALLY not my employer's.
If that's too hard to understand... well, I'm sorry. There's only so much I can do. I'm not a therapist, and I'm not a miracle worker. (Unless you consider staying employed in this economy a miracle.) I wish I could help you work through your delusional belief that I'm speaking for anyone else but myself. Honestly, I do. But in the end, that's a monkey you'll have to get off your back on your own. Sorry.