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COVID-19 Crisis Threatens Freedom Of The Press

Jason Rezaian of the Washington Post, who was held in Iran, argues no other modern event has done as much to destroy press freedom as the COVID-19 pandemic has. (Britta Pedersen/AFP/Getty Images)
Jason Rezaian of the Washington Post, who was held in Iran, argues no other modern event has done as much to destroy press freedom as the COVID-19 pandemic has. (Britta Pedersen/AFP/Getty Images)

A judge in Zimbabwe Thursday ruled again not to release investigative journalist Hopewell Chin’ono from prison.

Jason Rezaian of the Washington Post, who was held in Iran, says no other modern event has done as much to destroy press freedom as COVID-19 has. Host Lisa Mullins speaks with him.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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