DEAR READER: Foreign correspondent Marie Colvin bore witness to tragedy in the making

Friday, February 24, 2012 | 3:59 p.m. CST; updated 4:12 p.m. CST, Friday, February 24, 2012

War reporting is a dangerous business. Five journalists, including Tim Hetherington of "Restrepo" fame (2010 True/False Film Fest), were killed last year while on assignment in Libya, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.