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New York, October 29, 2003--The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) today released an updated version of its journalist security handbook, titled "On Assignment: A Guide to Reporting in Dangerous Situations." This new edition, which is available in hard copy and online (read or download PDF), draws on lessons learned in the most recent war in Iraq and includes advice on coping with the sustained risks that so many local journalists and their families confront on a daily basis.

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Guide for reporting in hazardous situations.

CPJ RELEASES JOURNALIST SECURITY HANDBOOK

New York, February 27, 2003--In an effort to prepare journalists for potentially hazardous reporting duties in conflict zones, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) today released an online journalist security handbook, titled "On Assignment: Covering Conflict Safely" (click here). The handbook, which is geared toward editors and journalists covering conflict, provides a comprehensive overview of security issues with resources and practical information on topics ranging from training and insurance to body armor and the rules of war.