Who Should Care if Reporters Are Harassed? You.

The top story, according to the electronic archives of the official Korean Central News Agency, was entitled, "Joint seminar of Russian Juche idea study groups held."

In Myanmar there was hardly any news about Sept. 11 at all. The electronic archives of the official New Light of Myanmar shows that on Sept. 12, the top story was entitled "Special Refresher Course No 11 for Basic Education Teachers of CICS (Upper Myanmar) concludes."

State television ignored the attacks, and government newspapers only mentioned them in passing, according to the CPJ. Vendors selling copies of Sept. 11 coverage even had their merchandise confiscated, and were threatened with arrest.

Even news of the government's letter of condolence to the United States was delayed by several days, the CPJ said.

And after President Bush used his first State of the Union address on Jan. 30 to condemn Iran, Iraq and North Korea as part of an "axis of evil" threatening world peace, the KCNA did not run any story on the speech until more than a month later.

On March 12, citing statements by a number of countries including Cuba, Finland, and Cambodia, the KCNA submitted an article entitled "Bush's remarks on "axis of evil" denounced worldwide."

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