Time magazine names Jamal Khashoggi and persecuted journalists 'person of the year'

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The accolade honours the Saudi journalist and others, including those from the Capital Gazette, killed or imprisoned in 2018

Time magazine has collectively named Jamal Khashoggi and other killed and imprisoned journalists as its “person of the year” for 2018.

The accolade – given to ‘The Guardians and the War on Truth’ – also honours the journalists killed in the mass shooting at the Capital Gazette in Maryland in June, two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after investigating the massacre of Rohingya Muslims, and Maria Ressa, a journalist in the Philippines facing tax evasion charges that she has called “political harassment”.

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