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Police inspect the wreckage of a car bomb believed to have killed journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia close to her home in Bidnija, Malta on Oct. 16, 2017. The force of the blast broke her car into several pieces and catapulted the journalist's body into a nearby field, witnesses said. She leaves a husband and three sons. Caruana Galizia's death comes four months after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's Labour Party won a resounding victory in a general election he called early as a result of scandals to which Caruana Galizia's allegations were central. (Str/AFP/Getty Images)
Police inspect the wreckage of a car bomb believed to have killed journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia close to her home in Bidnija, Malta on Oct. 16, 2017. The force of the blast broke her car into several pieces and catapulted the journalist's body into a nearby field, witnesses said. She leaves a husband and three sons. Caruana Galizia's death comes four months after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's Labour Party won a resounding victory in a general election he called early as a result of scandals to which Caruana Galizia's allegations were central. (Str/AFP/Getty Images)
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Daphne Caruana Galizia was a 53-year-old journalist and blogger on the island of Malta when she was assassinated in a car bombing earlier this week. She was known as an anti-corruption warrior, whose investigations have included Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.

The Committee to Protect Journalists has spoken out about the murder. Deputy executive director Robert Mahoney (@RobertMMahoney) tells Here & Now's Robin Young that in the 36 years his organization has tracked violence against journalists, there has never been a more dangerous time.

This segment aired on October 18, 2017.

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