More Journalists Jailed in 2011, 44% Freelancers

In this New York Times blog post from 12/13/11, David Carr features a recent report by the Committee to Protect Journalists that shows more journalists were jailed in 2011 than the previous year. At least 178 journalists were jailed this year, including at least 79 who are freelancers, who often lack the institutional support and financial resources to fight wrongful imprisonment. For more on the subject, read the original blog post which includes a list of the imprisoned journalists.



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