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First Global Fund to Safeguard Independent Journalism launches at UN World Press Freedom Day event
Unesco – Plenary on Media Viability
Independent media the world over are under threat and need additional support to strengthen their viability.
UN Secretary-General: ‘Pandemic cannot become a ‘media extinction event’
The financial decline of many public interest media organizations worldwide has been among the dangerous side-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saving journalism will require money, organisation – and legitimacy
At this World Press Freedom Conference, the conversation needs to take a decisive step forward.
Towards a new era of public interest journalism
Founding Executive Director, Sheetal Vyas on why now is a critical moment for public interest media to find its rightful place in global cooperation, as a global public good.
Enabling Media Markets to Work for Democracy: An International Fund for Public Interest Media.
A feasibility study conducted by BBC Media Action shows an International Fund for Public Interest Media would be an effective vehicle for bolstering public interest media, especially in low- and middle-income regions in the next decade or two, until new business models can be developed.
Free media can be a life-saver in a pandemic; let’s save it from extinction
It’s hard to think of a time in recent history when access to trustworthy information has been more important. Across the planet, millions of people are seeking out credible, potentially life-saving, news about COVID-19, and how to respond.
World Press Freedom Day virtual event
The National Press Club will host a virtual event on May 3 - highlighting the cases of three journalists who need our help: Maria Ressa, Austin Tice, and Emilio Gutierrez-Soto.
A free press is the lifeblood of democracy – journalists must not be silenced
Journalists risk everything to hold power to account, crucial work for which a $1bn global fund should be established
Inside the Drive to Create a ‘Global Fund’ for Public Interest Journalism
UN Dispatch, Global Dispatches podcast