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Iraq: Incredibly Dangerous For Journalists

61 journalists have been killed on duty in Iraq since hostilies began in March 2003, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. At least 41 of those were Iraqi. The statistics don’t include injuries. Many journalists have also been taken hostage.

“Other media watchdogs say the toll is higher,” Reuters says.

> “”An Iraqi television cameraman was killed in clashes between Sunni rebels and U.S. forces on Jan 24 in the insurgent stronghold of Ramadi on Tuesday.”

> Two years ago last Wednesday, CNN lost two colleagues in Iraq. Correspondent Michael Holmes recently filed this must-read CNN.com dispatch reflecting on that day…

> TVNewser: Iraq category

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