#TheCanaryLive – The global struggle for press freedom
The struggle for press freedom is a global one. From Belfast to Belarus, the security of journalists and the ability of media outlets to investigate the powerful are very often under threat. Four journalists from across the world come together to share experiences and speak about the challenges of being a journalist in 2021.
Pablo Pérez – Mexican independent journalist focusing on human rights, politics and social movements.
Ayşe Güney – Editor at Jin News is an all-women’s media outlet based in Amed (Diyarbakır)
Barry McCaffrey – Irish investigative journalist and co-producer of award-winning documentary No Stone Unturned about the unsolved 1994 Loughinisland massacre in Northern Ireland.
Denis Kazakiewicz – Brussels Correspondent for Belarusian website Charter 97.
Chaired by Emily Apple, The Canary’s senior editor.
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