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We The People

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Council of Europe Warns journalists Self-Censoring Due to Police and Online Intimidation

Council of Europe Warns journalists Self-Censoring Due to Police and Online Intimidation:

 "Journalists are increasingly resorting to self-censorship to avoid falling foul of the authorities in the face of physical and psychological intimidation, the Council of Europe said Thursday.
About 40 percent of 940 journalists interviewed in a three-year study said they had experienced interference in their work serious enough for it to impact their private lives, the council said.

More than two-thirds of those questioned said they "