Journalists in the USA are under attack and being silenced by the president. The White House Correspondents' Association has been awarded the DW Freedom of Speech Award for its fight to promote free speech.
The president of the White House Correspondents' Association, Jeff Mason, has been given the 2017 DW Freedom of Speech Award. Mason said he hopes it will "shed light on the importance of press freedom around the world."
Giving the White House Correspondents‘ Association a Freedom of Speech award was an 'impressive moment of international solidarity' says Turkish commentator Sedat Ergin.
The journalists of the White House Correspondents' Association have been awarded DW's 2017 Freedom of Speech Award. DW said the WHCA had established a new benchmark in holding US leadership accountable.
Journalists, politicians and activists debate issues of identity and diversity for three days in Bonn. DW hands out its 'Freedom of Speech Award' at a conference packed with workshops, panel discussions, art and music.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version