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Report: Journalists Faced Intimidation, Prison in 2018

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A multi-pronged crackdown on the press continued throughout 2018, the Committee to Protect Journalists concludes in a report published Thursday. Imprisonment, intimidation and allegations that journalists produce "fake news" surged in 2016, when U.S. President Donald Trump won the election, CPJ found. Trump has been a vocal critic of the press, often chastising journalists as "very dishonest people." The number of journalists in jail dipped 8 percent, from 272...

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