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, 2018
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 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 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 One Free Press Coalition uses the collective voices of participating news organizations to spotlight brave journalists whose voices are being silenced or have been silenced by “standing up for journalists under attack for pursuing the truth.”
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 and freedom of information for nearly 35 years.
The newsletter will provide a curated view of the latest issues affecting press freedom worldwide through updates from The Post's press freedom partners, and sharp commentary and analysis from Post writers, delivered monthly.
  • Apr 17
Tom Hanks narrates the spot as a supporter of free press.
  • May 2
As a Press Freedom Partner, One Free Press Coalition will receive complimentary advertising each month highlighting its “10 Most Urgent” list, a monthly list that calls attention to the most pressing cases of journalists around the world who are under attack.
  • May 1
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
5 takeaways from the Reporters Committee’s analysis of press freedom threats in 2018
Second annual survey of U.S. Press Freedom Tracker data indicates a troubling escalation in the level of violence aimed at journalists and government actions threatening press freedoms.
  • Nov 5, 2018
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