Lyra McKee anthology to show 'subtlety and courage' of murdered reporter

Collection of the campaigning journalist’s work will be published next year to mark the anniversary of her killingAn anthology of work by the investigative journalist Lyra McKee, who was fatally shot by New IRA gunmen, will be published next year on the first anniversary of her death, Faber & Faber has announced.The 29-year-old was reporting on unrest in Derry on 18 April while standing close to a police vehicle when she was killed by activists from the dissident republican group. Both marking her loss and celebrating her work, Lyra McKee: Lost, Found, Remembered will be published in April 2020. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-11 10:16:33 UTC ]
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