Freedom of the Press Report Launch | Freedom House

Freedom of the Press Report Launch

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am

Freedom of the Press 2016

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Newseum
Knight Conference Center
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Entrance located on 6th Street

Global press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015, as political, criminal, and terrorist forces sought to co-opt or silence the media in their broader struggle for power.

Please join us for a discussion with a distinguished panel on the causes of the global decline in press freedom highlighted in the latest edition of Freedom of the Press. Join the conversation using #fhpressfreedom.

Prior to the panel discussion, the Newseum will unveil the newly updated world press freedom map located in the Newseum’s Time Warner World News Gallery at 9:00 a.m. with introductory remarks by Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Jeffrey Herbst, president of the Newseum, and Mark P. Lagon, president of Freedom House. 

Panelists
Anna Therese Day
independent journalist

Will Fitzgibbon
reporter
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Richard Tofel
General Manager
ProPublica

Vanessa Tucker
Vice President for Analysis
Freedom House

Moderator
Dana Priest
Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland 
Winner, Pulitzer Prize 2006, Washington Post

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