Journalism Under Threat-World Press Freedom Day

We are pleased to participate Journalism Under Threat, a discussion hosted by Internews and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on World Press Freedom Day. May 3, 2018 Washington DC 6:00-7:30pm Atlantic Media 600 New Hampshire Ave NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037 Featuring: Héctor Silva Ávalos, journalist and co-director of El Salvador’s Revista Factum Jeanne Bourgault, President, Internews Edith Chapin, Executive Editor, NPR Joel Simon, Executive Director, CPJ Welcome remarks from Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor in Chief, The Atlantic Around the world, independent media and individual journalists face increasing threats. Hostile governments, political groups and organized crime intimidate and silence the press with false accusations, threats, and acts of violence. What can be done to help journalist safeguard against these threats before they happen? What skills and tools can strengthen the defenses of independent media, and how can the international community support and advocate for these protections and rights? Join the conversation in Washington DC on World Press Freedom Day. Light refreshments served. The event is free but registration is required.