There have been 12 instances of attacks and six instances of intimidation from January 2010 till date.
ANNEXURE I of the Free Speech Hubís special report on Threats to the media functioning in Orissa gives the details.
The attacks on journalists are inextricably linked to the changing equation between the state and civil society, brought about by the triumvirate of aggressive industrialisation, political interests and competitive media houses.
The state governmentís failure to take swift and punitive action in these cases has sent a clear message: the messenger can be shot. A Special Report from the FREE SPEECH HUB
In less than twenty days of this month there have been six assaults on journalists and one arrest in Manipur, Kerala, Kashmir, Maharashtra, Orissa and Delhi.
The worrying question is what does the increase in violence signify? A HOOT editorial.