2006 Was Deadly for Journalists

The International Federation of Journalists has reported that 2006 was the deadliest year on record for journalists and news media workers. The group said there were for journalists to cover, as it was in 2005.

The International Federation of Journalists has reported that 2006 was the deadliest year on record for journalists and news media workers. The group said there were "at least" 155 killings and unexplained deaths of journalists last year, including those of reporters, photographers, television cameramen, and other media workers, such as interpreters and drivers. The war in Iraq was the most dangerous story for journalists to cover, as it was in 2005.

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