Oklahoma to Istanbul
The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com are partnering with Louisa McCune-Elmore (pictured), editor-in-chief of Oklahoma Today magazine, to feature several of her blog postings during her visit to Istanbul, Turkey through March 28.
McCune-Elmore is traveling with several Oklahomans as a guest of the Institute of Interfaith Dialog, hosted by Orhan Kucukosman.
Today, she writes about traveling abroad and learning that a fellow journalist, Oklahoma native Anthony Shadid of the New York Times, had been detained by Libyan forces. McCune-Elmore said Oklahoma Today did a feature article on Shadid about five years ago and she has admired the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist’s work and courage for some time:
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