*I will only show the white board and have sped up drawings/word checkpoints in the video while I do voice overs for the script. There will be more countries connected.*
Violence Against Reporters
Introducing the problem. " The problem I would like to address is the widespread violence around the world against reporters, and specifically reporters from the US."
Introducing similar projects. "According to the Columbia Journalism Review, a group of rights activists have set out to make a map showing free expression violations within the European Union."
"The goal has been to make a statement about the increasing difficulty journalists face in trying to do their jobs."
"The group has used open source software in order to shed light on the fact that journalists across the EU are being prevented from doing their jobs."
"So far, Serbia, at 33 recorded offenses, is leading the continent in violence against journalists. Turkey and Hungary come in close behind at 27 and 24 respectively."
"FAS.org has also reported on the Federal Protection Mechanism enacted in 2012 in Mexico. It sought to provide bodyguards, panic buttons, and other protective measures to those seeking assistance within Mexico's interior ministry."