Press Freedom

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CPJ: The Committee to Protect Journalists

"The Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes Press Freedom worldwide."
Twitter: @pressfreedom

Freedom of the Press Foundation

The Freedom of the Press Foundation is "dedicated to helping support and defend public-interest journalism focused on exposing mismanagement, corruption, and law-breaking in government" and offers digital security tools and trainings for journalists and advocates for press freedom "in the digital world."

Twitter: @FreedomofPress

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)

“The IFJ is the global voice of journalists. It represents more than 600,000 journalists and has over 179 affiliated organizations in 139 countries.”
Twitter: @IFJGlobal

International Women's Media Foundation

"Founded in 1990 by a group of prominent U.S. women journalists, the International Women’s Media Foundation is a Washington-based organization that is dedicated to strengthening the role of women journalists worldwide."
Twitter: @IWMF

Nicholas B. Ottoway Foundation

"The objectives of the Journalism Committee are to make contributions to the journalism programs or projects which improve the quality of journalism in all of its forms, and to defend freedom of the press anywhere in the world."

Open Society Foundations: Independent Journalism Program

"The Program on Independent Journalism supports a free and safe environment for journalism to flourish, while seeking to strengthen investigative reporting, innovative and quality information collected under difficult conditions, and knowledge sharing in the field."
Twitter: @OSFJournalism

Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontières)

"Reporters Without Borders fights for press freedom all over the world. " Offers resources, training, loan of body armor, helmets, and distress beacons, a 24 hour emergency hotline, and insurance for "freelancers of any nationality, or staff journalists not covered by an employer insurance policy."
Twitter: @RSF_en

Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)

"The Society of Professional Journalists works to improve and protect journalism. The organization is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry; works to inspire and educate the next generation of journalists; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press."
Twitter: @spj_tweets

UNESCO: Safety of Journalists

Safety of Journalists Information from the United Nations