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Story Publication logo March 6, 2014

Covering Conflict and Corruption, Journalists Face Rising Threat of Violence and Imprisonment

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David Rohde, prize winning reporter and Pulitzer Center board member, covers foreign affairs...

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Egypt's arrest and trial of three Al-Jazeera journalists, charged with assisting the Muslim Brotherhood, has prompted outcry around the world. The case helps highlight growing dangers to journalists worldwide, especially in countries caught in war or turmoil. In 2013, 119 members of the press died while on assignment. Alison Bethel McKenzie of the International Press Institute and David Rohde, a journalist for Reuters and a member of the Pulitzer Center's board of directors, join Jeffrey Brown of the PBS NewsHour to discuss the hazards.

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