World’s Most Dangerous Job: Russian Reporter!

ReporterIn an admittedly desperate attempt to get a Russian visit, Our spotlight falls on Russia’s reporters this week.  Right now in Russia, reporters are biting the dust left and right in some serious trouble.  In fact, Russia has been declared the second most dangerous country in the world for reporters.

It may come as no surprise  sound shocking, but in the past ten years, 88 reporters have been murdered mysteriously died.  The freaky thing is that they all died before they could finish writing a real big story about the not so friendly Russian government.  Strange.

So our critical question today is are the rights of the people of Russia disappearing?  Is freedom of speech being destroyed?

Here’s what we think:

Download blurbcast_51_russia_freedom_of_speech.mp3

So what do you think?  Leave us a comment to share your thinking and join us again soon on The Blurb!


Doink the Clown, Carapotato and Bam Bam Bigelow

(PS…A bonus question for you:  What do the strike throughs do to this piece of writing?  Explain your thinking!)

Image retrieved from on March 28, 2007


About Bill Ferriter

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One Response to World’s Most Dangerous Job: Russian Reporter!

  1. Eve says:

    hi. i’m a teacher in singapore & i hope to use this graphic of the reporter in my english worksheet. i hope this is ok & it has no copyright?
    pls advise.

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