Some countries treat journalism like you treat a pen

Just thought I’d highlight these arresting images from Reporters San Frontiers [Reporters without Borders]. A very graphic and effective way to highlight the plight of many journalists working in countries with repressive regimes. There are further ads in this series. See here and here and here.

The France-based organisation does, of course, publish the Press Freedom Index. Here’s a link to the 2010 version. Incidentally, the UK is ranked at just 19th in the world, a modest improvement on the previous year.