American journalist Steven Sotloff (center with black helmet) talks to Libyan rebels in 2011. Sotloff was kidnapped in 2013 near Aleppo, Syria. And, in 2014, ISIS released a video of Sotloff being beheaded.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with the Executive Director of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Jon Sawyer.
The deaths of international journalists at the hands of ISIS militants in past months were tragedies. And they come at a time when reliable, independent reporting from war zones is more difficult to come by.