Independent journalism and media in even direr straits since COVID-19
Since the start of the pandemic, the pressure on journalists has increased; Free Press Unlimited supports independent media worldwide.
First female journalist in Pakistan’s Khyber district
Mamarha Afridi is the first female journalist in Pakistan’s Khyber district. “Being a female journalist is a strength.”
Georgian partner Coda Story wins European Press Prize
We are proud to announce that Free Press Unlimited partner Coda Story won the European Press Prize in the category ‘Distinguished Reporting’.
Double win for partner Vientos Culturales at Prix Jeunesse International
Our Mexican partner Vientos Culturales won two prizes at the Prix Jeunesse International (the ‘Oscars of children’s television’) in Munich.
Somali partners provide aid to journalists in need
Somali partners provide local journalists with training and protection materials to help them continue their work.
EU: call for justice for Maria Ressa!
Free Press Unlimited strongly condemns the conviction of Maria Ressa and calls on the EU and its member states to take action.
UN Verified: Acknowledge independent journalism and trusted sources
Why the global campaign 'Varified' fails to take into account independent journalism and the trustworthiness of sources of information.
COVID-19 Safety Protocol launched to help news organisations
The ACOS Alliance launched a Safety Protocol to help news organisations respond to COVID-19 safety challenges.
The COVID-19 pandemic puts Nepalese media in survival mode
Partner Freedom Forum stands up for the media, and works hard at keeping the fragile media landscape afloat during the COVID-19 crisis.
EU Member States need to support recovery of the media sector
Free Press Unlimited and 14 other press freedom organisations request strong support for the recovery of the media sector.
1,500 Indonesian journalists receive COVID-19 protection kits
Indonesian partner PPMN distributed COVID-19 protection kits to remote areas to help journalists continue their work in Indonesia.
Research: How critical are young people towards information?
We investigated how teenagers in Mexico, South-Africa and the Netherlands engage with information on social media.