Tuesday, September 23, 2008

[Hankyoreh, September 23 2008] [Editorial] Uniting against media suppression

Nine organizations composed of news media professionals issued a statement yesterday titled “An Emergency Declaration by Korean Media Professionals in Defense of Popular Sovereignty and Press Freedom.” Groups that joined in authoring the statement include, among others, the Korea Journalists Association, the National Union of Media Workers, and the Korea Producers and Directors Association. Together, they called for members of the media to join in defense of press freedoms and fight the suppression of the media on the part of the administration of President Lee Myung-bak.

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