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Journalists rewarded for their bravery

Posted: Oct. 27, 2017 | Tags: women in journalism

Every year, many female journalists are harassed, detained, beaten or even killed just for doing their jobs. Despite many efforts made for improvement, the situation hasn’t changed.

Andrea Mitchell from NBC and MSNBC accepts Lifetime Achievement Award in Washington D.C.

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Andrea Mitchell from NBC and MSNBC accepts Lifetime Achievement Award in Washington.

“The attitudes toward women in politics and women in journalism today is more aggressive, is more sexually threatening, more abusive and dismissive than any time that I can recall,” said Andrea Mitchell, chief foreign affairs correspondent at NBC News, in a ceremony honoring courageous female journalists last week. 

The Oct. 23 event was the part of the ...

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