The challenge and promise of World Pres…

Editors' note: So far in 2010, 10 journalists have been murdered across the world for doing their jobs. One of the latest was Hiro Muramoto, a 43-year-old Reuters photographer who was shot in the chest in Bangkok on April 10 while filming a confrontation between government soldiers and protesters. He was clearly carrying a video camera and not a weapon. His death, and the deaths of the others, are a constant reminder of the price we pay to seek to deliver the truth to readers and viewers. May 3 was World Press Freedom Day. Accordingly, we reprint a statement from the Southeast Asian Press Association commemorating the day.

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