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Press freedom groups praise Peace Prize given to journalists

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  • Press freedom groups celebrated the naming of two journalists as 2021's Nobel Peace Prize laureates 
  • Maria Ressa, of the Philippines and Russia's Dmitry Muratov shared the prize jointly for their fight for freedom of expression.
  • "It's a prize to two people who are symbols in the fight for press freedom and for independent investigative journalism," said Erik Halkjaer, president of Reporters without Borders in Sweden.