Saturday, February 07, 2009
In the line of fire!
The International Federation of Journalists says that 107 journalists were killed while out on work last year. That marks a significant decline from the 175 killed in 2007, but what is shocking is that far too many journalists die on duty in this country and most people can't be bothered about it. Soth Asia remains an extremely dangerous place for media rights. Those of us who are lucky enough to be in mainline publications and with access to high-level connections often do not realise how lucky we are. To read the report, please click here (PDF).