This table features data references and reports on press freedom around the world, including information on killed and jailed journalists.
More sources will be added in the coming months.
|Data||Country||Source||Most recent data||Link|
|Global||JOURNALISTS JAILED WORLDWIDE 259 journalists were jailed worldwide in 2016, with 182 charged with anti-state activities. 202 were employed by organizations, 144 worked in online media, and 114 worked in print. Turkey imprisoned 81 journalists and China jailed 38 journalists.||Committee to Protect Journalists||2016||https://cpj.org/imprisoned/2016.php|
|Global||JOURNALISTS KILLED SINCE 1992 1,243 journalists have been killed worldwide since 1992. Beats covered by victims: politics: 572; war: 513; human rights: 259; corruption: 252. Iraq is the deadliest country with 180 killings.||Committee to Protect Journalists||2016||https://cpj.org/killed/2016/|
|Global||WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX This index measures the level of freedom enjoyed by journalists by country through an evaluation of pluralism, independence of media, quality of legislations, and safety of journalists. Norway topped the index with a score of 7.60, while North Korea ranked last at 180th with a score of 84.98.||Reporters without Borders||2017||https://rsf.org/en/ranking|
|Global||ROUND-UP OF JOURNALISTS In 2016, 348 journalists were detained (+6%), with a 22% increase in detention in Turkey alone. 52 journalists were taken hostage, all in the Middle Eastern war zone.||Reporters without Borders||2016||https://rsf.org/en/reports/2016-round-number-journalists-detained-worldwide-continues-rise|