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A press freedom index for Indonesia

With the support of Free Press Unlimited partner PPMN developed its own press freedom index for Indonesia. It now uses it to identify unacceptable media practices and make local governments aware of the importance of a free, independent press. Indonesia stands at 124th place in the World Press Freedom Index of Reporters Without Borders (RSF).…

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Iraq’s first independent photo agency

In war-torn Iraq, Metrography photo agency’s wish is to break ethnic, cultural and religious barriers with visual stories from all communities. Free Press Unlimited is helping Metrography develop into a professional organisation, with more and more photographers joining and receiving international recognition. Metrography is the only independent photo agency in Iraq. The organisation has photographers…

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Keeping It Real: digitally resilient youth

Clickbait, hoaxes and fake news: the internet is overflowing with seducing or even misleading information. To make young people more resilient, with the Keeping It Real project, Free Press Unlimited is researching the digital media behaviour of thirteen year olds in Mexico, South Africa and Sweden. On social media like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, information…

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Rappers involve Malian youth in the news

70% of the population in Mali is under 35 years old. Yet in the media you see very few of the themes that concern young people. The rap-news from our partner Kunafoni is changing that: young rappers deliver the news in a way that engages Malian youth. It is not strange that many young people…

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Events

Men4Women Our Men4Women initiative hit the mark, to involve men in the media sector in women’s rights and gender equality. It began in 2017 as a march in 3 countries, this year men from 14 countries took action. This growth was also due to the possibility of expressing online support through shout-outs using the hashtag…

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Multi-annual plan & looking ahead to 2019

Our Multi-annual Strategy Paper 2018-2022 states how we want to grow and expand our influence in the coming years. We do not need tens of thousands of millions for that, because our strength is that we can achieve a great deal with a limited budget for media organisations. However, if we also wish to defend the right to information in Europe, do more internationally to increase the safety of journalists and want to become a more influential knowledge organisation, we need more financial leeway.

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Management Report

We begin this annual report with an unusual summary. This time, not of the number of journalists murdered, threatened or attacked in 2018, but of examples that illustrate the immeasurable importance of their work. What would the world miss if independent journalists did not go to their desks and to power centres, crime scenes and conflict areas every day? Billions of people would have to do without relevant, reliable and independent reporting.

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