Most freedomforum.org international press coverage ends
With the exception of the deaths of journalists in the line of duty, freedomforum.org has stopped covering international media issues.
The articles and features already posted will remain in the Web site's database and available for searching, but active daily coverage has been discontinued in line with the Freedom Forum's recently announced reorganization (see Charles Overby statement below).
Many other global organizations keep watch on threats to press freedom around the world. Links to those international groups will also remain on freedomforum.org, and appear below:
- Committee to Protect Journalists
A nonpartisan organization of journalists dedicated to the defense of press freedom around the world.
- Institute for War & Peace Reporting
"An award-winning educational and development charity, IWPR informs the international debate on conflict and supports the independent media in regions in transition."
- European Journalism Fellowships
Mid-career program for European and U.S. journalists, offered in Berlin.
- International Center for Journalists
Nonprofit organization promoting excellence in news coverage of crucial community and global issues.
- International Freedom of Expression Exchange
IFEX's weekly Webzine with latest news from around the world on freedom of expression victories and violations.
- International Press Institute
Global network of journalists, editors and media executives, dedicated to freedom of the press and "improving the standards and practises of journalism."
- International Journalists' Network
Operated by the International Center for Journalists; Web site devoted to media-assistance news and supporting professional development of journalists worldwide.
- Media Channel
News about media worldwide.
- Pew Fellowships in International Journalism
"Educating journalists on world affairs" provides news stories produced by Pew Fellows in International Journalism during their five weeks overseas. The fellowships program aims to encourage more U.S. news media to carry international news stories and to educate journalists about important global issues.
- Reporters Sans Frontières
"Reporters without Borders" is a watchdog group based in Paris that monitors and reports on threats against journalists worldwide.
- U.S. State Department Issue Focus
"Each business day, the U.S. Department of State's Office of Research produces an Issue Focus of foreign media commentary on a major foreign policy issue or related event. These reports provide a global round-up of editorials and op-ed commentary from major newspapers, magazines and broadcast media around the world." Also offers analyses of the commentaries.
- Vivid Image Productions' page of Freedom of Information links.
- World Association of Newspapers
WAN, based in Paris, comprises 66 national newspaper associations, individual newspaper executives in 93 nations, 17 national and international news agencies, a media foundation and seven affiliated regional and worldwide press organisations. It represents more than 17,000 publications on the five continents.
- World Press Review Online
World Press Review, a New York City-based English-language monthly magazine focusing on
the international press, each month translates, reprints, and analyzes news and opinion from around the globe.
Deaths of journalists anywhere in the world will be covered on the Newseum news section of freedomforum.org in connection with the Freedom Forum 's Journalists Memorial (see link below).
Statement of Charles Overby on Freedom Forum reorganization
News release Stock market decline necessitates some program reductions as Newseum prepares to move to Pennsylvania Avenue.
List of links related to various topics.
The Journalists Memorial, standing at the highest point of Freedom Park in Arlington, Va., overlooks the monuments of Washington, D.C. It is 24 feet tall and made of dichroic glass.