Interview with Jeff Mason, president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He is to receive Deutsche Welle’s Freedom of Speech Award 2017.
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.
Organizers of the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner hit back at President Donald Trump's criticism of the media as he marked 100 days in office. Trump is the first president in 36 years not to attend the event.
The European Union's faded support of Turkey's ascension into the EU has contributed to the declining state of freedom of speech and the media in Turkey says Turkish columnist Sedat Ergin.
Media watchdogs are voicing concern about curbs on press freedom. DW looks at the media in Africa where restrictions range from subtle forms of censorship to imprisonment for journalists just doing their jobs.
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