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Focus on values is essential for news media in trying times

News Media Journalist In January 2006, a Chinese news media journalist named Li Changqing was sentenced to prison for reporting on an outbreak of dengue fever in Fujian province, where citizens had been kept in the dark by embarrassed local authorities. He was literally jailed for doing his job. As the three-year imprisonment of Mr Li illustrates, journalists acting in the public interest are ...
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