Tag: World Press Freedom Day

Press freedom watchers see threats from enemies within

In advance of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, Reporters Without Borders has published its 2017 World Press Freedom Index. In RWB’s assessment, almost across the board, countries known as democracies have fallen back in press freedom terms because of the negative impact of laws, regulations and cases of criminalising journalism: among them the US, the UK, Canada, Poland and Hungary.

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What’s the point of World Press Freedom Day?

This year’s commemorations of World Press Freedom Day from May 2-4 in Helsinki attracted a record 1,100 press freedom activists, journalists, international officials and others. The event was practical and focused on seeking...

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Video Interviews from the Helsinki Conference

UNESCO’s Research Conference on the Safety of Journalists: Knowledge is the Key was held during the World Press Freedom 2016 events in Helsinki, bringing together researchers and scholars from around the world to present their...

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