Fall 2014

The veteran correspondents from the so-called legacy media who once flooded the crisis zones have faded away. In their place has come an army of upstarts as well as freelancers, citizen journalists, and people working for NGOs. Meanwhile, the death toll in Syria of journalists continues to mount.   Above: A Pakistani Army soldier shields his face from an Army helicopter On Cover: Girls attending school in Afghanistan in 2002 despite death threats from Taliban holdouts Photos by Tyler Hicks/The New York Times