44 journalists have been killed so far in 2011 and hundreds of media employees have been harassed, threatened or physically attacked. Impunity prevails in many parts of the world for the perpetrators as they seek to influence or mislead public opinion by targeting a free press. These are some of the conclusions of the World Press Freedom Review of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).
The full text of the report is published here.