Four Journalists and a news organisation named TIME’s 2018 Person of the Year

  • TIME Magazine has named four journalists and a new organisation as the TIME’s 2018 Person of the Year whose work has landed them in jail — or cost them their lives.
  • The group has been named as: The Guardians and the War on Truth
  • The four journalists and news organisation are: 
1. Jamal KhashoggiWashington Post columnist murdered for his criticism of the Saudi crown prince.
2. Maria Ressaeditor of the Philippine news website Rappler, who was indicted for her critical coverage of its president’s controversially violent policies.
3. Wa Lone

4. Kyaw Soe Oo

Both Reuters journalists captured in Myanmar while investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslims.
5. The Capital GazetteMaryland newspaper targeted by a gunman who killed of its five staff members in a mass shooting