A Fearless Journalist Michael Hastings Died 1 - Wed Jun 19 11:09:07 JST 2013

Absolutely heartbroken and devastated to hear that Michael Hastings has died. A fearless reporter & brilliant writer. http://www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed1/michael-hastings …

 

RIP Michael Hastings. You left us way too early, brother. http://www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed1/michael-hastings …

 

Michael's book The Operators is just a phenomenally well told tale. First rate writing. http://www.amazon.com/The-Operators-Terrifying-Americas-Afghanistan/dp/0452298962 …

 

Just gutted. I was just with @mmhastings. He was full of life and working on major stories. He will be so sorely missed.

 

Michael Hastings dies at 33, just... shockingly awful http://bit.ly/18XOZ9w 

 

I will so miss my friend Michael Hastings. This is such sad news. http://www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed1/michael-hastings …

 

A great journalist RT @jeremyscahill: RIP Michael Hastings. You left us way too early, brother. http://www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed1/michael-hastings …

 

Words cannot express how much you will be missed. RIP my wonderful friend @mmhastings

 

Many may not remember Michael Hastings first book, which I wrote about a bit at the time and chatted with him. http://bit.ly/11mqZYx 

 

Terrible news - @mmhastings dead at age 33: http://www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed1/michael-hastings?s=mobile …

 

Fuck this

 

RIP Michael Hastings. When he wrote his Rolling Stone expose, About Afghan War, many in the media missed the point. http://fair.org/take-action/media-advisories/media-missing-the-mcchrystal-point/ …

 

@mmhastings was one of the greats. he chipped in support for The eXile when we were starving. RIP. http://www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed1/michael-hastings …

 

Tragic life for Michael Hastings. His fiancee died in an ambush in Iraq. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/20/books/review/Packer-t.html?_r=1 …

 

Michael Hastings' The Operators is the best book I've read about the US "mission" in Afghanistan. Hastings was a brilliant writer. #RIP

 

Unspeakably sad: RIP, Michael http://www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed1/michael-hastings …

 

Me too, he was good people MT @Travis_Waldron: Met Hastings at @Ali_Gharib's place once. Nice guy, and a journalist I always admired.

 

Rolling Stone posts it own full obit on Michael Hastings. http://bit.ly/11mqZYx 

 

This Rolling Stone obituary by @7im captures Michael Hastings' fearless journalistic spirit really well http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/michael-hastings-rolling-stone-contributor-dead-at-33-20130618 …

 

I mourn Michael Hastings, who gave us so much.

 

Michael Hastings "will be remembered for his enthusiastic breaches of the conventions of access journalism" http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/michael-hastings-rolling-stone-contributor-dead-at-33-20130618#ixzz2Wc80MZqi …

 

I always hoped Michael Hastings would someday reveal which Obama official told him "Fuck Bradley Manning" http://www.buzzfeed.com/mhastings/why-democrats-love-to-spy-on-americans …

 

Michael Hastings last piece for Buzzfeed says it all about the kind of guts and integrity he had: http://www.buzzfeed.com/mhastings/why-democrats-love-to-spy-on-americans …

 

Ex-JSOC guy text re Hastings's death: "even those of us who disagreed w him respected him. [His wife] & rest of his family in my prayers."

 

"Hastings' hallmark as reporter was his refusal to cozy up to power... a remarkable legacy of reporting." http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/michael-hastings-rolling-stone-contributor-dead-at-33-20130618 …

 

L.A. Times thinks it has details--and photo--of Michael Hastings' accident, then admits not certain. Ethics? http://bit.ly/11mqZYx 

 

I appreciated how @mtaibbi defended Michael Hastings' bold stance on journalism against the likes of Lara Logan. That was a nice trait.

 

I still remember reading Hastings' "Runaway General" piece and being in awe at how courageous he was in boldly speaking truth to power. #RIP

 

Michael Hastings was an absolutely fearless reporter, a brilliant, beautiful writer with fantastic journalistic instincts.

 

.@Bro_Pair on a roll right now vs access journos who trashed @mmhastings' bravest reporting

 

Michael Hasting was one of the few great journalists in this country. Not only will we miss him, the whole country will miss him.

 

Cenk Interviews Michael Hastings of Rolling Stone and BuzzFeed: http://youtu.be/RsGE5VVtN2g  @cenkuygur this is my favorite interview that he did.

 

Admired how Michael Hastings would confront spokespeople. Journos are often far too easy on govt flaks http://rol.st/13RnZ5W  #RIP

 

This reaction to the death of Michael Hastings proves that hatred and assholism never take a break: https://twitter.com/Sknowles3/status/347149951702286336 …

 

After Hastings' Afghan story, John Burns hoped journalists would make sure that would never happen again. http://www.fair.org/blog/2010/07/16/nyts-john-burns-calls-for-all-the-news-thats-necessary-to-report/ …

 

Michael Hastings did more worthwhile reporting in 33 years than the hacks who scolded him will do no matter how long they live.

 

Michael Hastings "will be remembered for his enthusiastic breaches of the conventions of access journalism." http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/michael-hastings-rolling-stone-contributor-dead-at-33-20130618#ixzz2WcQNqq60 …

 

"Michael Hastings has never served his country the way McChrystal has." -CBS reporter Lara Logan http://www.fair.org/blog/2010/06/28/mcchrystals-media-soldiers-strike-back/ …

 

A few words to remember Michael Hastings & why he was a role model to so many of us: http://www.salon.com/2013/06/19/r_i_p_michael_hastings/ …

 

She's right, though not in the way she intended. MT @peterfhart "@mmhastings has never served his country the way McChrystal has" Lara Logan

 

Michael Hastings had good advice for young aspiring journalists http://wapo.st/14IOSdC 

 

As young journalist who finds himself aspiring daily, I found Michael Hastings' book "The Operators" to be motivating

 

Piers Morgan just asked Glenn Greenwald about death of friend Michael Hastings. "Tremendous loss to journalism." Ellsberg also comments.

 

My piece at The Nation on death of Michael Hastings, and tributes to him. http://bit.ly/12abOgw 

 

The death of @mmhastings is heartbreaking. A great journalist. He will be missed. #RIP

 

Reporter Who Brought Down the ‘Runaway General’ Dead at 33: Michael Hastings is best known as the Ro... http://bit.ly/16H3WZh  @Truthdig

 

 

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