A Newsroom in Mourning
Michelle Lang is Canada's first journalist killed in Afghanistan.
My colleague James Murray in Kandahar met her on assignment there and says she was a quick wit, a sharp reporter, the kind of person we want more of in Afghanistan, not less.
Canwest's Don Martin has this. Sad. True.
Lang becomes the 101st journalist around the world killed in the line of duty.
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