The 2nd-Worst Year for Jailed Journalists
Posted: 12/18/2013 | By: Edirin Oputu | Columbia Journalism Review
Two hundred and eleven journalists are in jail around the world, the second-worst year on record since the Committee to Protect Journalists began its annual census in 1990. This year marks a slight improvement on 2012’s record high of 232, but the figures—which cover all reporters imprisoned as of December—still make depressing reading. The report was released December 18.