Role Of Endangerment In Journalism

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Journalism as a profession is gaining ground in these days. As there had been an explosion of information. We are living in a fast-changing world with a fast flow of information. But, no matter how much we all want to receive information about every aspect of the world, there are still groups and types of information that people do not want to be released. Journalists have to face the issues of physical endangerment because they report to dangerous destinations and receive death threats. In the time since 1992, there have been 1,785 journalists killed overseas. The physical endangerment comes from all kinds of “militant extremists and criminal gangs who abduct and kill reporters, combined with rising government repression in the cause of counterterrorism, has created the biggest threat to journalism in recent times” (Gladstone).

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