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Press Freedom and Safety

Journalists around the world face a wide range of challenges and outright threats to their work, from limits on what they can publish to intimidation and even murder. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 54 journalists were killed for their work last year. Only 9 percent of humankind lives in a country where Reporters Without Borders regards press freedom to be “good or satisfactory.” In this series of articles and interviews, WPR explores issues related to press freedom and safety around the globe.