Riley comments on James Foley coverage

August 21, 2014

Tim Riley, assistant professor in the Journalism Department, was interviewed in the Boston Herald on August 21 about the media’s coverage of the death of journalist James Foley by an Islamic terrorist group.

When it came to printing images from a YouTube video that showed Foley’s horrifying beheading, Riley said news organizations were placed in a tough position.

Read the Boston Herald article.