Diane Foley said it was upsetting that the film, which stars Susan Sarandon, seeks to profit from a personal tragedy.
A former hostage said he and victims' family members oppose the possibility.
Just before the Grammy's, I had a chance to speak to Sting, on tour with his new album, 57th and 9th, and J. Ralph about
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Brian Oakes explores Foley's journalism and resilience.
"We Americans can do better, and God willing, we will ... protect our citizens and help them when such a situation happens," she said.
I was raised in a Muslim family, in the Muslim cultures of three different countries -- Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan. I grew up mostly in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a US ally with almost unconditional Western support, living there for close to twelve years.
On a sunny afternoon in eighth grade, Eddie Martinez was out on the basketball court at Lowell Elementary School as soon
"I am told our strict adherence to this policy saves lives by decreasing the rate of capture of Americans, but no one has been able to show me the research behind our hostage policy," she said.
"It saddens me that ... we’re celebrating the killing of this deranged, pathetic young man."
On Friday, August 28th, the American Society of Journalists will be honoring James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Austin Tice, a journalist who has been missing since 2012, with its Conscience in Media Award at its writers conference, A Capital Event, at the National Press Club.
One year after his murder shocked the world, the family of American freelance journalist James Foley spent the day in quiet prayer and remembrance of him as a son, a brother and an uncle.
The Foleys and the other families have every right to be skeptical that these changes to government policy announced by the White House will actually happen and every right to question whether news organizations will live up to the new culture of safety that we are trying to establish. As always, we need to live up to the promises.
At a time when the supply of information seems unlimited and overwhelming, journalists and journalism are being challenged like never before. It seems contradictory, but it makes a perverse kind of sense. Despots and autocrats and terrorists are threatened by the free flow of information.