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Arlene Getz / Committee to Protect Journalists:
The global number of journalists jailed reached a record of 293 in 2021 so far, up from 280 in 2020; at least 24 journalists were killed over their coverage
Helen Davidson / The Guardian:
RSF report details the worsening treatment of journalists in China: “media culture worthy of the Maoist era”, Hong Kong journalism is “in freefall”, and more
The Quad City Times:
Lee Enterprises' board of directors unanimously rejects Alden's takeover offer as it “grossly undervalues Lee”
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