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Jailed media worldwide hits record: U.S. watchdog

Jailed media worldwide hits record: U.S. watchdog
(Reuters)
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Lucie Morillon (L) of Reporters Without Borders, businessman and author Ethan Gutmann (2nd L) and Abi Wright (3rd L) of the Committee to Protect Journalists watch a video showing jailed journalist Ching Cheong during a news conference in New York July 20, 2006, calling for his release from a Chinese jail. The number of journalists jailed worldwide for their work rose for the second year with Internet bloggers and online reporters now one third of those incarcerated, a U.S.-based media watchdog said on Thursday. (Chip East/Reuters)Reuters – The number of journalists jailed
worldwide for their work rose for the second year with Internet
bloggers and online reporters now one third of those
incarcerated, a U.S.-based media watchdog said on Thursday.

This article mentions Josh Wolf, a videoblogger and friend of mine who has been jailed longer than Judith Miller, for refusing to give the federal government yet another arsenal of tools in the war on free speech.

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1 thought on “Jailed media worldwide hits record: U.S. watchdog”

  1. thanks for posting this, Stephanie. I found it when googling and forwarded the article to Josh’s lawyer and his publicist.
    Liz

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