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Venkaiah Naidu sends wishes for World Press Freedom Day 2020

On May 3, the world celebrates and thanks the frontline workers who can go to any extent to gather correct news and information for the public without caring about their lives.

World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day was first celebrated in 1993 by the UN General Assembly. May 3 acts as a reminder to governments, to respect the freedom of press. This day is also a reminder for media professionals about issues of press freedom and professional ethics. This year the World Press Freedom Day will take place in the form of online debates and workshops around the world.

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The theme for this year’s World Press Freedom Day is “Journalism Without Fear Or Favour“. UNESCO is launching a global campaign on media and social media channels, with a focus on the theme. Join them for an interactive free livestream. The other sub-themes for this year are

Safety of Women and Men Journalists and Media Workers.
• Independent and Professional Journalism free from Political and Commercial Influence.
• Gender Equality in All Aspect of the Media

Netherlands are the host for 2020 World Conference. It will now take place from October 18 to 20 instead of April 22 to April 24 due to the global pandemic. The event will take place at the World Forum of the Hague. More than 1000 participants are registered for the programme.

Vice president of India, Venkaiah Naidu sends his wishes to all the media professionals around the nation.

Kumar Ujjal
Writer and Social Media manager of Infotonline.

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