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Report: Online Journalists Now Most Jailed


First Posted: 12- 4-08 12:08 PM   |   Updated: 01- 4-09 05:12 AM

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Committee to Protect Journalists:

New York, December 4, 2008--Reflecting the rising influence of online reporting and commentary, more Internet journalists are jailed worldwide today than journalists working in any other medium. In its annual census of imprisoned journalists, released today, the Committee to Protect Journalists found that 45 percent of all media workers jailed worldwide are bloggers, Web-based reporters, or online editors. Online journalists represent the largest professional category for the first time in CPJ's prison census.

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Filed by Hanna Ingber Win  |  Report Corrections