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- Joel Simon Executive Director, Committee to Protect Journalists
- Haider Hamza Iraqi journalist who has covered the war in his country for Reuters, ABC News and other news agencies
- Alfredo Corchado Mexico Bureau Chief of The Dallas Morning News; this summer he’s a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C
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