For journalists, murder, not war, is leading cause of death

Simon, Joel
March 2005
IRE Journal;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p9
Observes the rising number of journalists around the world who were killed or threatened with violence due to their line of duty. Impact of threats of violence against foreign reporters in Baghdad, Iraq on the coverage of the war in the country; Increase in the number of journalists killed in Iraq in 2004; Belief that the leading cause of death among journalists was murder.


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