EFJ: Journalism as a public good

World Press Freedom Day finds Journalism’s role increasingly threatened

There is a need to promote journalism as a public good in an age of austerity, media restructuring and unprecedented commercialisation of journalism, demanded the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) on the twentieth anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, 3 May.

According to the organisation, the quality of information and press freedom today are at risk due to precarious work and lack of investment in human resources which threaten professional standards, economic independence and j...

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