Dec 11, 2018 - Economy

Jamal Khashoggi and other journalists named Time's Person of the Year

Murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and a group of other journalists who have faced death or imprisonment for their work have been named as Time's 2018 Person of the Year.

Details: The group has been labeled by the magazine as "The Guardians and the War on Truth." Beyond Khashoggi, it includes the Capital Gazette newspaper staff, which lost five members in a newsroom shooting this year; jailed Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, imprisoned in Myanmar for their coverage of the Rohingya crisis; and Filipino journalist Maria Ressa, who was arrested after criticizing President Rodrigo Duterte's administration.

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