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3rd May 2014

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by Greg Dorey


Media Freedom for a Better Future

Today is World Press Freedom Day #WPFD. The work that journalists do is often dangerous and difficult. Unfortunately, 2013 was one of the most dangerous years for the profession across the world, with 70 journalists killed. Many of these were caught in the cross-fire of armed hostilities. They had been trying in exceedingly difficult circumstances […]

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3rd May 2012 Washington DC, USA

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by James Barbour

Press Secretary and Head of Communications

World Press Freedom Day

This week marks two auspicious events.  One year ago yesterday, I started work at the Embassy in Washington.  Even aside from the mad dash to the airport in Moscow, the missed flights and unplanned but very pleasant stopover in Copenhagen, it was quite the day to remember. It’s also World Press Freedom Day, the day […]

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