The Hungarian government is waging war on the press. Here’s how ICIJ member Andras Petho is responding.
Hostility towards the media is spreading from dictatorships to democracies, encouraged by Trump’s and other leaders’ attacks on ‘fake news’, according to the 2018 World Press Freedom Index.
Investigative journalist Alicia Ortega Hasbun has been threatened by an inmate sharing a jail cell with an alleged drug lord convicted this week as the mastermind in the murder of another journalist.
ICIJ’s Thai member Prangtip Daoreung believes the best way to fight for press freedom is to work collaboratively, across borders.
Even in Europe, a continent where press freedom is generally sheltered, reporters face challenges to keep fulfilling their mission of holding their government accountable.