TODAY   |  June 19, 2013

Journalist Michael Hastings dies at 33

Michael Hastings, the reporter best known for the 2010 Rolling Stone story that led to the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, died in a car crash in Los Angeles, his employers announced.

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>>> the washington postthis morning, you probably know this guy from the 2010 report for rolling stone magazine that lead to the removal of the general as head of coalition forces in afghanistan. michael hastings died in a car accident . his death was reported last night. hastings offered ten tips to aspiring journalists last year. among them, he says you have to love writing and reporting. like it's more important to you than anything else in your life, family, friends, social life , whatever. this is a guy that was at the center of a very big story a couple of years ago that now died in a car accident .

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