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How News 1st uses its journalism to help protect the environment

Despite efforts to restrict the media, News 1st's Zulfick Farzan says they remain "committed to ethical and unbiased reporting." 

PSM Weekly | 1-7 May 2024 | WPFD Special

Our weekly round-up of public service media related stories and headlines from around the world.

WPFD: “High quality environmental journalism needs all our support”

The Director of One World Media on the urgent need for supporting and investing in environmental journalism around the world. 

WPFD: News 5 Belize: Journalism’s vital role in tackling the climate crisis

On World Press Freedom Day, News5 Belize is more than ever advocating for press freedom and the planet, highlighting the values of PSM.

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BBC World Service reveals for the first time that 310 of its journalists are working in exile

Ahead of World Press Freedom Day, the BBC is announcing for the first time that over 300 World Service journalists are working in exile.

WPFD 2023: Year in Review

On World Press Freedom Day 2023, it's never been more important to recognise how public service media promotes freedom of information and expression.

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#WPFD2022: Public media leaders speak up for press freedom

The heads of some of the world’s largest public service media organisations highlighted how press freedom cannot be taken for granted.

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#WPFD2022: Threats to independent journalism in democracies around the world

Swedish Radio's Director-General Cilla Benkö gives keynote address at press freedom conference in Washington.

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Global Call Out: World Press Freedom Day 2022

Journalism is under a digital siege, from state & non-state actors, at a time when independent and critical journalism is most needed.

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Global Call Out: World Press Freedom Day 2021

“Information as a public good” might be the theme for this year’s WPFD, but around the world attacks on independent media mean that access to accurate and trusted sources of information is seriously under threat.