7 Journalists Killed on Dangerous Assignment in 2008


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Statistical Analysis

Job *

14% Broadcast reporter
14% Camera Operator
14% Photographer
14% Internet reporter/writer
57% Print reporter/writer
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Medium *

14% Internet
71% Print
29% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

86% Local
14% Foreign
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Beats Covered by Victims *

57% Politics
57% War
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Freelance

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All figures are rounded to the nearest full percentage point. * May add up to more than 100 percent because more than one category applies in some cases.


Top Countries in 2008

  1. India: 2
  2. Afghanistan: 1
  1. Thailand: 1
  2. Somalia: 1
  1. Pakistan: 1
  2. Sri Lanka: 1

7 Journalists Killed on Dangerous Assignment in 2008

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Rashmi Mohamed, Sirasa TV

     October 6, 2008, in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Chalee Boonsawat, Thai Rath

     August 21, 2008, in Sungai Kolok, Thailand

Javed Ahmed Mir, Channel 9

     August 13, 2008, in Srinagar, India

Ashok Sodhi, Daily Excelsior

     May 11, 2008, in Samba, India

Siraj Uddin, The Nation

     February 29, 2008, in Mingora, Pakistan

Hassan Kafi Hared, Somali National News Agency

     January 28, 2008, in Kismayo, Somalia

Carsten Thomassen, Dagbladet

     January 15, 2008, in Kabul, Afghanistan