A photo dated June 02, 2011, courtesy of Etienne de Malglaive, shows American journalist Steven Sotloff (center with dark helmet) talking to rebels near Misrata, Libya
A photo dated June 02, 2011, courtesy of Etienne de Malglaive, shows American journalist Steven Sotloff (center with dark helmet) talking to rebels near Misrata, Libya © - Etienne de Malglaive/AFP
A photo dated June 02, 2011, courtesy of Etienne de Malglaive, shows American journalist Steven Sotloff (center with dark helmet) talking to rebels near Misrata, Libya
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Dave Clark, AFP
Last updated: September 3, 2014

Second US reporter murdered as Iraq forces advance

The video purporting to show US journalist Steven Sotloff being executed is authentic, the White House said Wednesday.

"The US Intelligence Community has analyzed the recently released video showing US citizen Steven Sotloff and has reached the judgment that it is authentic," said National Security Council spokesperson Caitlin Hayden.

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