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Time magazine's person of the year: Khashoggi, the other defenders of truth, and the truth of the fight against - all despootit afraid of their people
The american magazine Time announced on Tuesday to choose its person of the year. Jamal Khashoggi was a saudi journalist who asked whether the saudis choose to the movie theater and freedom of opinion.

Time magazine has given person of the year 2018 a-title the truth defenders and the truth to the fight against the. The title name can be misleading, because it is nearly always individual. Time want already from 1927 onwards by the publication of a special issue on the additive thing, which is the most affected in the current year.

Last year, the award was the ”silence breakers”, i.e. experience sexual violence tell the person you. Many times the title goes to the U.S. president. In 2016, the winner was Donald Trump . Sometimes it gets a dictator. In 1938 the person was Adolf Hitler in 1939, Josef Stalin .

This year the focus is therefore not the truth defenders, journalists and their fight against the state and other entities. The name is mentioned, inter alia, Saudi Arabia murhaama Jamal Khashoggi , genocide, reported and Myanmar vangitsemat Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo , Vietnam 10-year prison sentence received and since then, the exile forced blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh and in Slovakia, the corruption reported, and therefore murdered, Jan kucia k .

freedom of expression in repressive and false information spread to the border states is mentioned, for example, Russia, Hungary, Venezuela and the united states.

a Hungarian journalist, who revealed in the home country of the prime minister Victor Orban minions of the spread of disinformation, I see that the Donald Trump the media attacks will help authoritarian rulers.

– the Truth after the wave started in Hungary two years before Trump, Andras Deszo say Time.

mr orban Trump media to take the bus is very useful. It looked like a facility that they can be more aggressive and bolder attacking against us.

”Hard sound get the power”

Filipino Rappler-the online news site of the editor Maria Regards share view.

– the Biggest problem that we face right now is that the democracy of the lighthouse, which once defended both human rights and press freedom - the united states - is now very, very confused. What are U.S. values? Regards asks.

She herself had been the Philippine government eyesore. Rappler's coverage by the Philippine presidential Rodrigo dute for launched from the ”drug war”, where at least 12 000 people have been killed arbitrarily. Rapplerin journalists are no longer allowed in the state of briefings and last month the site charges were filed against tax fraud.

the Press suppression and spreading lies are the authoritarian regimes in the functional strategy.

– When people do not know what is true and what is false, very loud very loud use to get more power, Large said.

U.s., Maryland to be published in The Capital Gazzette newspaper premises struck last summer, the gunman who murdered five people.

the Time according to the story of the attack against the truth is somewhat paradoxically one of the most difficult to tell.

– we all learn in our schools, that journalists should be news itself, but this is again not our choice, said Turkish Can Dündar , who was accused of revealing state secrets.

He was the chief editor of Cumhuriyet newspaper, when it told the Turkish intelligence service mit to take weapons to the Syrian islamists. He was almost assassinated, after which he fled to Germany.

Khashoggi model example

freedom of the Press and journalists ' rights to defend CPJ-organisation according to last year's record-breaking 262 journalists jailed.

Democracy and freedom of the press are fragile. But in the end they win, Dündar said.

a Special way to the Khashoggi case is a model example of how a major threat for start-up authoritarian rulers to keep those who dared to tell them what society really happened. Time magazine said of the spectacle, where the tyrant let his rage be unleashed just with a pen armed man was seen in the clarity.

– the world of the power men just seem to strong. All despootit live in fear of the people, Time said.

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