Charlie artists died for ‘cause’ of ridiculing religious figures

By Zeke Willcox On Jan.7, in Paris, an avoidable tragedy took place. The headquarters of a satirical magazine headquarters, known as “Charlie Hebdo” was attacked by two armed, masked Muslim gunmen. The perpetrators, brothers, managed to kill a room full of staff members and cartoonists, including the main editor. Within…

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Charlie Hebdo created ethical, free speech puzzles for news agencies

By Loribeth Reynolds On the morning of Jan. 7, irrational anger became tragic action, as 12 journalists were executed at the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine located in Paris. Two masked, Islamic extremists forced their way into the offices, rushed upstairs with AK-47s and shot the magazine’s editor…

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