World Press Freedom Day

Society depends on a free press to keep us informed and to keep government accountable. We salute dedicated members of the press on World Press Freedom Day. Reporters around the world have been threatened, intimidated and killed just for doing their jobs. Let’s support and encourage independent and professional journalism free from political and commercial ... Read More»

Statement on World Press Freedom Day

Today, we honor the many journalists and media actors who have dedicated their lives, often at great risk, to promote transparency and accountability throughout the world, including in Romania as well.  Recent threats against Romanian investigative reporters have no place in a democratic, Western civilization.  Professional investigative journalists and the stories they bring to society ... Read More»

Statement Of The United States Embassy On The World Press Freedom Day

May 3rd marks the annual commemoration of World Press Freedom Day.  The United States values freedom of the press as a key component of democratic governance.  Democratic societies are not infallible, but they are accountable.  Romania has become a regional model for the rule of law.  Many of these improvements are due to the determination ... Read More»
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