The 2nd-Worst Year for Jailed Journalists

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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.

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