Byline: Svitlana Korenovska, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
The Committee to Protect Journalists yesterday declared that 2007 was the deadliest year for the press in more than a decade, with a total of 88 reporters and editors killed worldwide.
In its annual report, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said 65 deaths were connected to journalism work while the other 23 are still under investigation.
Not all of the journalists who were killed in the line of duty were covering wars. Many were slain for their professional work in countries where weak laws failed to protect them, the report said.
"Journalists face a wide range of threats and risks for …