White House, Western Media silent one year after murder of US Reporter who exposed Western links to ISIS
Two days before her death, Shim had reported on live television that she was under investigation by the Turkish intelligence service MIT for being a spy based on her reports on the war. According to her live report on PressTV, Millî İstihbarat Teşkilatı, MİT, had been looking for Shim in border regions of Suruç and instructed residents to alert them if they saw Shim in the area. She also noted that her reporting specifically in the area of Hatay where many fighters travel into Northwest Syria. This area was featured in a November 2013 report by CNN describing the flow of foreign fighters.
One year ago, October 19, American reporter Serena Shim was killed in Turkey while reporting on the heavy battles in the Syrian border city of Kobani.