Every year on May 3 – World Press Freedom Day – news producers and consumers pause to reflect on the state of global media. This year, as journalists and government officials gather in Ghana for the event’s 25th observance, attention will turn to the myriad pressures and challenges confronting the profession worldwide, and how official and state-sponsored hostility toward the press is threatening democracy. By Leon Willems
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Results for World Press Freedom Day
Wednesday 3 May 2017
As Journalists celebrate World Press Freedom Day around the world today, 3 May, a report issued by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) shows that press freedom is declining as threats to independent journalism increases. The study highlights that on a daily basis, journalists face killings, attacks, violence, bans and intimidation just by doing their job.
Monday 21 April 2008
A message from the Director General of UNESCO, Koichiro Matsuura to mark the 60th celebration of the 2008 Press Freedom day on May 3.
Wednesday 5 May 2004
Tonga copied Singapore's suppressive media laws when it drafted its new media legislation that came into force this year, Tongan journalists marking World Press Freedom Day in Tonga on May 3 were told.