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Sharp Increase in Number of Journalists Killed in Line of Duty

Posted December 18th, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S.-based group that promotes press freedom says combat-related deaths in Syria and “targeted” murders in three other countries have made 2012 one of the deadliest years on record for journalists. The Committee to Protect Journalists says as of mid-December, at least 67 journalists had been killed in direct relation to their work — a […]

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CPJ: 46 Journalists Killed in 2011

Posted February 21st, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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An international media rights group says at least 46 journalists were killed worldwide last year, with Pakistan the deadliest country for the second year in a row. In its annual “Attacks on the Press” report, the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists said deaths during dangerous assignments, such as covering street protests, reached a record […]

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