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World Press Freedom Day: May 3

on May 3, 2013

The question of the day @Awakenings is

“What if you could

NOT

Think. Speak. Tweet. Like. Share. FREELY?”

FreedomofPress

Such freedoms are not enjoyed all over the world nor is exercising such freedom always safe.

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 Did you know in the past 10 years:

  • Only 1 in 10 cases of crimes against social media producers, journalists, and media workers has led to a conviction.

  • 600+ journalists, social media producers and media workers have been killed while reporting news to the general public.

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5 responses to “World Press Freedom Day: May 3

  1. Teepee12 says:

    Garry was in the line of fire, often literally, for more than 40 years. He made it out alive!

  2. Micki Peluso says:

    Most in this country of ours will take their freedoms for granted until one day they wake up to find them gone and wonder why.

  3. Lyn says:

    A couple of months ago, If certain people here in Australia, had been able to have their way, we’d now be having everything in the media scrutinized by a “media watchdog.” Including personal blogs.

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