World Association of News Publishers


press freedom roundtable

The annual WAN-IFRA press freedom roundtable took place on Sunday, 12th June ahead of the opening of the World News Media Congress in Cartagena, Colombia.

Author

Hedvig Lundstrom's picture

Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2016-06-13 00:28

Is press freedom a reality or just naïve idealism? This was the opening statement from the 2013 Press Freedom Roundtable, where experts from four continents gathered before a packed room to air their views on the critical issues facing freedom of expression worldwide.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2013-06-02 12:31

After the fall of the Berlin Wall and the liberation of South Africa from apartheid, the world saw great strides in press freedom. Access to information was democratised, countries repealed criminal libel laws and a breadth of new independent publications now offer readers more choices than ever before. Yet over the past decade some of those gains have eroded.

Author

Alexandra Waldhorn

Date

2011-10-15 12:37

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