The Committee to Protect Journalists reported Wednesday that the death of a Sky News photographer in Egypt marked the 1,000th journalist fatality since it began recording the grim event in 1992. In all, three journalists lost their lives in Egyptian violence Wednesday, although The Wrap reported it was not clear if two were in the line of duty.
The Independent reports on the arrest and mistreatment of journalists in Bahrain as the Shia population protests its Sunni monarchy. Protests are expected to grow today and model the Egyptian protests that have been violently suppressed. The Bahraini protests have given rise to recent allegations of torture of journalists in the country.
Kara Witkin, writing for the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, notes the rise of in-house creative agencies to develop sponsored content partnerships among news organizations. She argues they have not, in many cases, developed any ethical guidelines on how editorial and advertising can be commingled. The lack of such guidelines threatens their credibility.