With 3 May celebrated as World Press Freedom Day, the World Association of Newspapers (WAN) and the World Editors Forum, composed of publishers and editors representing the free press countries across the globe, bring to the world’s attention the risks faced by journalists in their field of work, through cartoons, advertisements, interviews, essays, infographics and photographs.
Here, Mint presents an infographic on the number of journalists killed, arrested and imprisoned in 2008 across the world based on WAN data
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Taboo profession: the news gatherers’ plight
In a group of darkly humorous cartoons, French cartoonist Michel Cambon parodies the treatment meted out to journalists as the media face more and more restrictions on their freedom in several parts of the world.
Also See Taboo Profession: The News Gatherers’ Plight (PDF)
Graphics by Ahmed Raza Khan / Mint