Analysis: Journalists targeted for 'threatening government propaganda'

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Around the world, thousands of journalists are on the front lines of important stories, covering everything from war zones to natural disasters.

But in this era of heightened tension, where reporters face intimidation and attacks on a daily basis, as well as hearing accusations of "fake news" from the US president, many say the job has become ever more difficult.

Anne Barnard, the Beirut bureau chief for the New York Times, talks to Al Jazeera about how and why journalists are targeted, as well as what needs to be done to protect them.
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