Tag: World Press Freedom Day

Throwback Thursday: Jamaica’s Press Freedom in 1971

May 3 is observed annually as World Press Freedom Day. Fittingly, we have decided to do a throwback to a picture published in The Daily Gleaner on October 13, 1971. Pictured above is former managing director of the Gleaner Company Limited,

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Jamaica and World Press Freedom 2017

Did you know that, according to Reporters Without Borders, “at the turn of the 21st century, nearly half of the world population still lacks access to free information”? If you live in a country where you can share and receive

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The Value Of A Free Press

Last Friday, May 3, marked the 20th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day. May 3 was proclaimed World Press Freedom Day by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993. According to UNESCO, the day is observed to “celebrate the fundamental principles of press

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