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World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day

Amid declining press freedom worldwide, Canada and Ecuador offer signs of hope

Two case studies from Reporters Without Borders' annual World Press Freedom Index highlight trends in Ecuador and Canada that can improve the declining state of press freedom around the globe.

Naomi Harris | May 14, 2018

Facing challenges, these organizations are working to improve press freedom in Colombia

In 2018, Colombia ranked 130th out of 180 countries on RSF's World Press Freedom Index. What are organizations doing to improve the state of press freedom in the country?

Ana Luisa González | May 07, 2018

IJNet talks journalism safety to mark World Press Freedom Day

IJNet commemorated World Press Freedom Day by taking part in a chat on journalism safety. We spoke with chat organizer Sarah Jones about the "Remembering Fallen Journalists" movement and more.

Kunal Ranjan | May 03, 2017

UNESCO publishes report on protecting journalism sources for World Press Freedom Day

To mark World Press Freedom Day, a new study from UNESCO looks at the threats journalists and their sources face in the digital space — and the legal protections that exist to protect them.

Sam Berkhead | May 03, 2017