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Maria Ressa and Mark Thompson to spearhead global effort to save public interest media
A global initiative to support embattled independent media today announced two renowned media leaders as its founding co-chairs.


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


World Press Freedom Day

3 May acts as a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom and is also a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom and professional ethics.

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