Iraq is the ‘deadliest conflict for journalists.’

An annual report released today by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) found that worldwide, “65 journalists were killed in 2007,” which marks “the highest toll in more than a decade.” Thirty-two journalists were killed in Iraq in 2007, bringing the total toll since the 2003 invasion to a record “174 media personnel” killed.. The report also stated that the Iraq war is “the deadliest conflict for journalists in recent history.”