« Back to all News

Radical Approaches to Saving Journalism: A Global Perspective

On World Press Freedom Day, GFMD together with a group of media development organizations and academic institutions will host a side event to discuss “Radical Approaches to Saving Journalism: A Global Perspective”.

Author: Anne Riziki | 14. April 2023

Radical Approaches to Saving Journalism. A Global Perspective

Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD), in collaboration with Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Deutsche Welle Akademie (DWA), BBC Media Action, Center for Media Assistance (CIMA), Samir Kassir Foundation, and the Association of Foreign Press Correspondents USA (AFPC-USA) will hold an interactive WPFD side event on “Radical Approaches to Saving Journalism: A Global Perspective”.

The session will take place in New York at the WeWork Coworking&Office Space on May 3, 2023, between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. EDT. Seating for this event is limited and will be allocated in order of registration. If you would like to attend, please register here.

The event aims to provide a platform for experts from around the world to discuss and offer radical approaches to saving independent journalism. The participatory fishbowl session will bring together journalists, media freedom advocates, academics and think tank experts who care about action and change. The session will focus on:

  • The future of journalism, with a particular emphasis on transitional and fragile countries.
  • Systemic solutions to the business model crisis and strategies that are working to help journalism survive and thrive.

Following the discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to network and continue the conversation at a reception with drinks and light snacks.

To find out first about the latest conferences, festivals, forums, meetings, and other events related to media development, journalism support and press freedom and related subjects check out GFMD’s calendar.


You are using an outdated browser which can not show modern web content.

We suggest you download Chrome or Firefox.