Eighty-eight journalists and forty-seven citizen journalists were killed in 2012, according to a report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). The press freedom group noted this was the deadliest year since it began keeping track of journalist deaths in 1995. By the numbers, the rate of journalist deaths went up 33%. Eight hundred and seventy-nine journalists [...]
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday December 19, 2012 12:44 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Sunday November 18, 2012 1:33 pm|
Early Sunday, as widely reported, Israeli warplanes launched air strikes, which hit two complexes with media offices. The strikes wounded ten journalists or media persons. One person, Khader al-Zahhar, a cameraman for Al-Quds TV, had to have his leg amputated and suffered shrapnel wounds. The first complex attacked around 2 am was the Al-Shawa Wa [...]
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday September 2, 2011 10:31 am|
The reality is WikiLeaks would have been hurting people whom others think are most vulnerable if they had not released the information, a reality the State Department and others may wish to ignore.