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As in many parts around the globe, the agility and ease of technology is making a huge difference in spread of base level education in Jewish communities. The Jerusalem Post article talks about how technology enables reaching out and educating almost 1million children of the community who are not part of any formal educational setup. http://ow.ly/KWzCd
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Hong Kong's press freedom is in flux: Attacks on journalists and self-censorship are on the rise, amid a changing relationship with the mainland.
“We’re ringing an early warning bell to say there are troubling signs” 
–Suzanne Nossel, PEN American Center
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"When absolutists call for the undivided defense of a free press, they forget that there are social regulations aplenty. There are always 'ifs' and 'buts' to a free press, although they are not typically called 'censorship' in the traditional sense." 
– GWU Professor Silvio Waisbord on the tensions within press freedom
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More than 1,000 journalists have been killed since 1992, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Of those killed, 45 percent covered politics, 37 percent covered war, and 20 percent reported on human rights and corruption, each.

https://www.cpj.org/killed/
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Much of the world lacks sufficient press freedom, according to Reporters Without Borders’ 2014 world press freedom index. Censorship, acts of terrorism, unjust arrests and trials of journalists, kidnappings and killings hurt not only reporters, but also the global public. When journalists cannot adequately perform their jobs, due to withheld information, threats or violence, everyone is left in the dark.
http://rsf.org/index2014/en-index2014.php
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