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A record number of journalists are behind bars

  • Aired: 12/31/2017
  • 05:29
  • Rating: NR
For the second year in a row, the number of journalists who are imprisoned has reached a historic high, according to a report issued by the Committee to Protect Journalists. At a total of 260 people, CPJ’s Editorial Director Elana Beiser says that it’s a global crisis for the freedom of the press. Hari Sreenivasan spoke with Beiser for more insight.
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