April 8, 2011

Is Journalism Worth Dying For? Sister of Anna Politkovskaya speculates on how she would have answered … if she hadn't been murdered


Anna Politkovskaya and Elena Kudimova

Elena Kudimova, the sister of murdered Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, has been in New York this week speaking to the press on behalf of her sister for the publication of Politkovskaya’s final book, Is Journalism Worth Dying For? (The first review of the book ran in the New York Times Tuesday, with critic Dwight Garner calling the book “moving on multiple levels …  a book of sustained moral witness ….)

Yesterday, Kudimova spoke with WNYC’s Leonard Lopate and embedded below is the interview. Highlights include: