Tag Archives: C.J. Chivers

NYT Mikhail Kalashnikov Obit Omits Most Important Fact

Mikhail Kalashnikov, father of the AK-47, is dead at the age of 94. From the New York Times obituary by C. J. Chivers: His role in the rifle’s creation, and the attention showered on him by the Kremlin’s propaganda machine, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

C.J. Chivers, Rhymes With Shivers (Syrian Rebel ‘Dark Side’ Edition)

The New York Times’s redoubtable war correspondent C.J. Chivers filed yet another riveting story on Friday’s front page. American Sees Dark Side of Syrian Rebels Matthew Schrier was helpless. An American photographer held in a rebel-controlled prison in the Syrian … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C.J. Chivers: Rhymes With Shivers (‘Death Highway’ Edition)

From our Late to the (Syrian Rebel) Party desk New York Times war correspondent C.J. Chivers produces boots-on-the-ground reporting as well as any journalist of his generation, and his Friday piece is no exception. In Syrian Clash Over ‘Death Highway,’ a Bitterly … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NYT’s C.J. Chivers (Rhymes With Shivers) Captures Syrian Armed Rebels

Yesterday’s New York Times featured a Page One piece that further cements the status of C.J. Chivers in the God-Damned Infantry Hall of Fame alongside Ernie Pyle and Bill Mauldin. Life With Syria’s Rebels in a Cold and Cunning War … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Anthony Shadid, R.I.P.

The world lost a great journalist when New York Times reporter Anthony Shadid died all too soon yesterday in Syria. That he was in Syria at all tells you much of what you need to know about this intrepid war-and-peace … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

C.J. Chivers, As In Shivers (Libyan Burial Edition)

The latest from incomparable New York Times reporter C.J. Shivers: Libyan City Buries Its Attackers Respectfully MISURATA, Libya — The gravediggers worked methodically and with few words. By now their grisly labor was a routine. The corpses of the soldiers … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

C.J. Chivers, As In Shivers (Misurata Edition)

Absolutely stunning depiction by New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers of rocket attacks on the Libyan town of Miseryata: The Lives at the End of the Rockets’ Arc MISURATA, Libya — The four fresh corpses, the remains of people recently … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

C.J. Chivers, As In Shivers (Libya Edition II)

Yet another riveting dispatch from New York Times correspondent C.J. Chivers, this time about life (and death) in a medical tent in Libya: In the battle for Misurata, a rebel holdout city under attack by Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s forces for months, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

C.J. Chivers, As In Shivers (Libya Edition)

The hardworking staff is a longtime admirer of New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers, and his report in Sunday’s Times just reinforces that. Lede: MISURATA, Libya — Muftah Militan, a rebel with his wounded right arm in a sling and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Is This The Book You Thought C.J. Chivers Would Write?

When New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers went missing from the paper some months ago, the logical assumption was that he’d taken time off to write a book about the war in Iraq or Afghanistan, both of which he has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment