Posts tagged "laura ling"

Laura Ling And Euna Lee Tell The Tale Of How They Ended Up In North Korea

For the first time since they arrived back in the U.S. a month ago, journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee have written up their account of exactly what happened to them in North Korea. This part of the story we already knew: The two were in China reporting for a piece about North…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 2, 2009

Quickies!: Were Laura Ling And Euna Lee Careless?

Journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who were imprisoned in North Korea until earlier this month, are being criticized by activists who say they compromised the refugee-saving program they reported on because, after the two women were arrested, police raided the areas. [Gawker] — Guess their homecoming welcome is over?
By: Nikki Dowling / August 24, 2009

Laura Ling And Euna Lee Say Thank You

Americans rejoiced when U.S. journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were pardoned last week by the North Korean government after being detained in a prison there for nearly five months. The women look forward to sharing their experience with the public, but are first taking some time to settle back into their…
By: Wendy Atterberry / August 13, 2009

The Strong Marriages Of Euna Lee And Laura Ling

The two journalists who were freed from a North Korean prison and the horror of a possible 12 year sentence of hard labor (through the private diplomatic efforts of Bill Clinton), are women who have personal and private lives. Besides being known worldwide for their ordeal, both Euna Lee and Laura Ling are…
By: Examiner.com / August 6, 2009

Lisa Ling Ready To Speak At Your College Campus

Lisa Ling's speaking agency sure didn't waste a second. Yesterday evening, not 24 hours after Lisa's tearful reunion with her sister, Laura, one of the two journalists imprisoned in North Korea who Bill Clinton somehow managed to bring home, the email above popped into my inbox. I do a lot of programming at…
By: Justine Fields / August 6, 2009

What Exactly Did Bill Clinton Do To Get Laura Ling And Euna Lee Released So Darn Quickly?

It’s as if Bill Clinton boarded a plane, showed up in North Korea, said "Abracadabra!" and had Laura Ling and Euna Lee home minutes later. The two Current TV reporters are officially back in America and have been reunited with their families. We are ecstatic to hear this amazing news, but…
By: Justine Fields / August 5, 2009

Quick Pic: A Joyful Return

American journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling are reunited with their familiars after being pardoned by the North Korean government yesterday. [Burbank, CA, 8/4/09]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 5, 2009

“The Today Show” Tweets That Euna Lee And Laura Ling Have Been Pardoned

We'll keep you posted as more news comes in, but it appears that Bill Clinton has done a kick ass job. [Twitter] UPDATE: CNN has confirmed that North Korean President Kim Jong Il has pardoned American journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling. Hooray!
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 4, 2009

Bill Clinton Visits North Korea To Free Laura Ling And Euna Lee

Bill Clinton to the rescue! Slick Willy is currently in North Korea, trying to negotiate the release of American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who've been sentenced to 12 years of hard labor for "illegal activity" after entering North Korea to report on Korean refugees. North Korea's nuclear negotiator, Kim…
By: Nikki Dowling / August 4, 2009

Some Hope For Laura Ling And Euna Lee

Finally, some good news has come from North Korea about detained journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee. Despite being sentenced to 12 years of hard labor last month for illegally entering North Korea, the pair is currently staying at a guest house in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. This update comes just day…
By: Justine Fields / July 10, 2009

Laura Ling Calls Sister Lisa From North Korean Labor Camp

In June, journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were sentenced to 12 years in a labor camp, after crossing into North Korea while working on a story for Current TV about the sad lives of the country's female refugees. Hillary Clinton is hustling to try to get the two released, but so…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 9, 2009

Laura Ling And Euna Lee’s Story Emerges

I can’t stop thinking about how insane it is that journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were sentenced to 12 years in a North Korean labor camp for committing a still undefined crime. President Obama has promised to stop at nothing to get them released, but still—if I ever took my freedom for…
By: Ami Angelowicz / June 10, 2009

Laura Ling And Euna Lee Sentenced To 12 Years In Labor Camp

North Korea's highest court sentenced American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee today to 12 years in a labor camp for illegal entry into the country and an unspecified "grave crime." Seoul officials said the decision is final, as the top North Korean court does not allow appeals. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 8, 2009