For the first time ever, the number of online journalists jailed last year exceeded than those working in print, the Committee to Protect Journalists reports. Of 125 journalists in jail worldwide as of Dec. 1, 2008, 55 worked online, 53 worked in print and 17 worked in broadcast media or film. China continues to be the world leader in jailing journalists – 28 journalists currently languish in Chinese jails.

For the first time ever, the number of online journalists jailed last year exceeded than those working in print, the Committee to Protect Journalists reports. Of 125 journalists in jail worldwide as of Dec. 1, 2008, 55 worked online, 53 worked in print and 17 worked in broadcast media or film. China continues to be the world leader in jailing journalists – 28 journalists currently languish in Chinese jails.

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