On April 25, 2018, The Washington Post and Reporters Without Borders, the world’s largest non-governmental organization specializing in the defense of media freedom, will hold a conversation on freedom of the press around the world.

The program will include a presentation of the 2018 World Press Freedom Index, which examines the degree of freedom that journalists, news organizations and citizens enjoy in more than 180 countries. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with journalists moderated by Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, Dana Priest. The agenda is below. This event will be streamed live on The Post’s site at wapo.st/rsf2018 and questions can be submitted via Twitter using #RSFindex.

AGENDA
9:00a.m. Opening Remarks
Cameron Barr, Managing Editor for News, The Washington Post

9:05a.m. Presentation of World Press Freedom Index 2018
Margaux Ewen, North America Executive Director, Reporters Without Borders @MargauxEwen
Interviewed by Karoun Demirjian, Congressional Reporter and former Moscow Correspondent, The Washington Post @karoun

9:25a.m. Perspectives on Freedom of the Press Around the Globe
J. Jesús Esquivel, Washington Correspondent, Proceso @JJesusEsquivel
Jason Rezaian, Global Opinions Writer, The Washington Post @jrezaian
Alisa Sopova, Freelance Journalist from Ukraine; Visiting Scholar, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
Margaret Talev, Chief White House Correspondent, Bloomberg; President, White House Correspondents Association @margarettalev
Moderated by Dana Priest, Reporter, The Washington Post @danapriest

EVENT DETAILS
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
9:00AM – 10:00AM (Doors open at 8:30AM)
The Washington Post Live Center
1301 K Street NW, Washington DC 20071