07/06/2012 09:37 am ET | Updated Sep 05, 2012

BBC Warns Of 'Unprecedented Threat' To Independent News

The BBC has today warned of an 'unprecedented global threat to impartial and independent news' and called on relevant authorities worldwide to protect the rights of journalists to report freely.

The call follows news from the International Press Institute last week, which has said this year is shaping up to be the most deadly ever for international reporters with 72 journalists killed so far in 2012.

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