Joel Simon is the executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and has written widely on media issues. His recent book, THE NEW CENSORSHIP, Inside the Battle For Media Freedom, illuminates a trend to silence news sources we depend on for policy decisions.
…Journalists are increasingly vulnerable to attack by authoritarian governments, militants, criminals, and terrorists, who all seek to use technology, political pressure, and violence to set the global information agenda.
…The result is a growing crisis in information–a shortage of the news we need to make sense of our globalized world and fight human rights abuses, manage conflict, and promote accountability.
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