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Every year the Alfred Friendly Foundation places international journalists in newsrooms across the U.S. The organization aims to impart American journalistic traditions and promote efforts worldwide to promote fair and accurate news. 

When you think about enemies of free speech in Asia, North Korea comes to mind as the biggest villain. 

South Korea, on the other hand, has a robust democracy and a thriving economy. It’s perhaps the most wired country in the world, with the highest number of broadband connections per capita and an internet penetration approaching 90 percent.

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Blogs and microblogs are the primary sources of independent news in China.