“The Guardians” as 2018 Person of the Year, referring to individuals “who have taken great risks in pursuing the truth.”” data-reactid=”16″ type=”text”>On Tuesday, Time magazine announced a group of journalists it called “The Guardians” as their “2018 Person of the Year,” referring to individuals “who have taken great risks in pursuing the truth.”

Jamal Khashoggi was one of several reporters named in the award, along with Filipina journalist Maria Ressa and Reuters’ Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. The Capital Gazette, the Maryland media company that lost five staffers to a mass shooting in June, was also featured.” data-reactid=”17″ type=”text”>Slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi was one of several reporters named in the award, along with Filipina journalist Maria Ressa and Reuters’ Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. The Capital Gazette, the Maryland media company that lost five staffers to a mass shooting in June, was also featured.

Time editor in chief Edward Felsenthal noted that it was the first year the weekly newsmagazine chose someone who is no longer alive.  Time’s annual Person of the Year feature profiles an individual or individuals who had the biggest effect ― for better or worse ― on news headlines over the previous 12 months.

announced its shortlist for this year’s nominees on Monday, which included President Donald Trump, “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler, research psychologist Christine Blasey Ford, March for Our Lives activists, Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, and families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.” data-reactid=”22″ type=”text”>Time had announced its shortlist for this year’s nominees on Monday, which included President Donald Trump, “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler, research psychologist Christine Blasey Ford, March for Our Lives activists, Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, and families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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