The Washington Post Press Freedom Partners
The Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide and defends the right of journalists to report the news safely and without fear of reprisal.
The James W. Foley Legacy Foundation supports work in three key areas that were important to Jim's life: American hostage freedom, protection of independent conflict journalists, and education of the public and university students regarding these silent crises.
The International Women’s Media Foundation is the only global non-profit organization that offers emergency support, safety training, reporting opportunities and funding avenues specifically for female journalists.
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press defends the legal rights of journalists – because an informed public is essential to a strong democracy.
Reporters Without Borders is a non-profit international organization that has been defending press freedom for more than 32 years.
International Women’s Media Foundation and James W. Foley Legacy Foundation will join inaugural partner organizations Committee to Protect Journalists, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Reporters Without Borders in The Washington Post Press Freedom Partnership.
  • Feb 5
The Washington Post Press Freedom Partnership is an ongoing initiative that aims to highlight organizations working vigilantly to promote press freedom and raise awareness of the rights of journalists worldwide. The inaugural partner organizations are the Committee to Protect Journalists, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Reporters Without Borders.
  • Nov 5
Reporters Without Borders releases worldwide roundup of journalists killed, detained, held hostage or missing in 2018
A total of 80 journalists were killed this year, 348 are currently in prison, and 60 are being held hostage, according to the annual worldwide round-up of deadly violence and abusive treatment of journalists released by Reporters Without Borders, which shows an unprecedented level of hostility towards media personnel. The figures have risen in all categories: murders, imprisonment, hostage-taking and enforced disappearances have all increased. The report shows that journalists have never before been subjected to as much violence and abusive treatment as in 2018.
  • Nov 5
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