Last year, more than 100 journalists were killed globally -- a 20 percent increase from 2011.  Many were targeted directly for their work, often in areas of active conflict.  Given the importance of journalism to the international community’s understanding of conflict, including on-the-ground assessments, the United States will convene a special session of the UN Security Council to highlight the importance of protecting journalists in the field.
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Don't forget to keep sacred all the tenets of professional journalism, including protection for whistleblowers.
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