On the day four New York Times journalists were released in Libya, the Times ran an editorial on the dangers facing journalists. The editorial, published on March 21, uses numbers compiled by CPJ to explain what journalists are facing in Libya and around the world.
Assistant Advocacy Director Magnus Ag is a New York-based human rights advocate and journalist. Prior to joining CPJ in 2010, Ag worked as head of section in the Danish Ministry for Science, Technology, and Innovation. He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in political science from the University of Copenhagen. He speaks English, Danish, and Norwegian. Contact him here or follow him on Twitter @AgMagnus.