Freedom of the press and diversity of the media are the cornerstones of democracy. In the Press Freedom Index published today by Reporters Without Borders, Austria ranks 31st out of 180 countries. Reporters Without Borders talks about a “catastrophic fall” from 17th place last year.
PULS 24 is dedicated to this important topic today, on the occasion of Press Release Day on May 3. Julia Hernbock Reporters Without Borders is already a guest on PULS 4 and PULS 24 at the Puls-Studio Café in the morning and analyzes Austria’s poor performance in the current Press Freedom Index. PULS 24 also provides reports on an ongoing basis and shows all the feedback and statements from politics, NGOs and experts.
At 6:30 pm, the deputy head of Reporters Without Borders and PULS 24 asked the head of media Corinna Melbourne to talk and discuss with Andrew KohlerDeputy editor-in-chief of “Salzburger Nachrichten” and president of the Concordia Press Club and Susan Schollformer Russia correspondent, on what needs to be done to protect press freedom in Austria and internationally.
Focus on Press Freedom Day May 3rd on PULS 24 and in the ZAPPN app.
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