Mongolian journalists face numerous pressures, says Globe International 2009 Media Freedom Report
Most journalists have been threatened or attacked, with 81 percent targeted by authorities or public officials. They are often unable to obtain information from government agencies, officials or employees. Politicians often target journalists with libel, and courts generally support the authorities. In addition, journalists routinely self-censor due to threats, fear of prosecution or imprisonment, and have been interrogated to reveal sources.
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