Numbers

JOURNALISM

79 Number of journalists murdered in Iraq whose cases remain unsolved, making it the world's most dangerous country for reporters

15% Proportion of murdered journalists whose killers have been brought to justice over the past 15 years. Of the 13 countries with at least five unsolved cases, the majority are democracies, including India, Mexico and Russia

EDUCATION

64% Percentage of U.S. teenagers who use informal text-message slang in their written schoolwork, including abbreviations like "LOL" (38%) and smiley-face emoticons (25%)

56% Percentage of teens surveyed who consider good writing to be "essential" later in life

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