Jim’s ‘Empty Chair’
“If I don’t have the moral courage to challenge authority . . . we don’t have journalism.”
—James Foley (1973-2014), American journalist and video reporter, abducted in Syria in 2012 and beheaded on video by ISIS. Sting performs “The Empty Chair” at the Oscars on Sunday. “Oscars: Sting Performs Oscar-Nominated Original Song From ‘Jim: The James Foley Story,” The Hollywood Reporter, Feb. 26, 2017.
• Editorial Comment: That chair’s not so empty.
PeezPix by Ted Pease
End of Day
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