Report: Media Freedoms Worldwide at a 10-Year Low

May 01, 2014 04:40 AM
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Despite an ever-expanding number of ways to put out news and information, a new report says the crackdown on media freedoms around the world has been unrelenting. 'Freedom of the Press 2014' says global press freedom has "fallen to its lowest level in over a decade," with major setbacks in places that had been making progress only a few years ago. VOA's Jeff Seldin has more on where the fight for a free media has fallen on hard times and on what it means for an information-hungry public.