World Press Freedom Day

Responses to Pen America’s World Freedom Day Questions: What’s a piece of journalism that’s had a profound impact on you? How have you seen journalism contribute to advancing social change? What concerns you about the state of news media today?...

Press Freedom Means Supporting Quality Journalism

I can commit to supporting and sharing quality journalism along with holding my community accountable for news that they share. I can also work with members in my community to ensure that they can discern from fraudulent to factual news.

JOURNALISM ALLOWS ME & PEOPLE LIKE MYSELF TO SPEAK BOLDLY

Reverend Debra J. Hopkins, LGBTQI rights activist and interfaith organizer in North Carolina, shares her views on the importance of press freedom in the U.S. with Eline Marx, from PEN America.

JOURNALISM SHINES A LIGHT ON INJUSTICE

Franki FBK, writer, newspaper columnist, entrepreneur and freelancer, shares her views on the value of press freedom in the U.S. with Eline Marx, from PEN America.

PRESS FREEDOM IS BEING RESPONSIBLE ON HOW I REPORT THE NEWS

Ashley M. Jones, writer, poet and founder of the Magic City Poetry Festival in Birmingham, discusses the meaning and the importance of press freedom in the U.S. with Eline Marx, from PEN America.