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May 7, 2016 7:31 AM   Subscribe

Voices in Danger is a platform for stories of journalists killed, kidnapped, jailed or threatened just for doing their jobs.
As Journalists in the line of fire shows it is not your every day Nine-to-Five.
Reporters without Borders says it's been a great year for censorship.
After Camilla Lepage was murdered, acclaimed National Geographic photographer Lynsey Addario reflected "the more I feel my odds of surviving are wearing thin."
The Committee to Protect Journalists gives some grim figures, 1189 have been killed since 1992.
posted by adamvasco (5 comments total) 33 users marked this as a favorite
 
These are such difficult but necessary stories to read. Thanks for the link adamvasco.
posted by emjaybee at 10:37 AM on May 7, 2016


Yeah, it's depressing to see how bad things have gotten, but attention must be paid. I add my thanks.
posted by languagehat at 2:57 PM on May 7, 2016 [1 favorite]


Voices in Danger is a platform for stories of journalists killed, kidnapped, jailed or threatened just for doing their jobs.

I sometimes think that MetaFilter has some kind of way of knowing what's happening in my life. I was eating lunch before work today and A Mighty Heart was on television. The story of Daniel Pearl's kidnapping and subsequent death at the hands of terrorists.

Thanks for sharing this post.
posted by Fizz at 4:02 PM on May 7, 2016


Thanks for this post. I'd like to think of it as a rebuttal to some of the anti-news reporting vitriol I frequently see on MetaFilter.
posted by sixpack at 7:20 AM on May 8, 2016 [1 favorite]


So advertising is news? I don't hear about news blockers...
posted by effugas at 10:05 PM on May 8, 2016


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