The United Nations designates May 3rd as World Press Freedom Day. The UNESCO site notes,
“3 May acts as a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom and is also a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom and professional ethics. Just as importantly, World Press Freedom Day is a day of support for media which are targets for the restraint, or abolition, of press freedom. It is also a day of remembrance for those journalists who lost their lives in the pursuit of a story.”
In this audio episode, Hollie shares her perspective as a member of the “on the ground” cadre of journalists who meander the earth to cover the story and unearth the truth of the moment that lives in the cracks between the postures of conflict and controversy.
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