CPJ Annual Report Describes a Bleak Year for Press Repression

downloadThe Committee to Protect Journalists has issued its annual report, and it details a pretty bleak year for journalists worldwide, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to get better in 2018:

For the second year in a row, the number of journalists imprisoned for their work hit a historical high, as the U.S. and other Western powers failed to pressure the world’s worst jailers — Turkey, China, and Egypt — into improving the bleak climate for press freedom.