IWMF in the News

The IWMF stands in solidarity with 2007 Courage in Journalism Award winner Lydia Cacho

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) stands in solidarity with 2007 Courage in Journalism Award winner Lydia Cacho following an invasion of her home, and urges the Mexican government to admonish aggression against journalists, which…

The IWMF Announces 2019 Courage in Journalism Award Winners

This year’s awards recognize women journalists in Nicaragua, South Sudan, Ukraine and the United Kingdom [July 9, 2019 – WASHINGTON, D.C.] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today announced the recipients of its 29th…

The IWMF applauds the release of Nicaraguan journalist Lucía Pineda from prison

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) applauds the release of Nicaraguan journalist Lucía Pineda from prison. Pineda and her colleague Miguel Mora, both directors at 100% Noticias (an independent cable and digital news channel in…

The IWMF Applauds the Promotion of Susan Zirinsky and Encourages Further Promotion of Women in News Media

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) applauds CBS for recognizing Susan Zirinsky’s accomplishments and promoting her to the well-deserved role of president at the network’s news division – the first woman to occupy this position…

It matters who reports the news

It matters who reports the news. In 2016 and 2017, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) received an average of 2,561 applications each year across seven programs, emphasizing the demand for female journalists to cover…

The IWMF Receives $1M Grant for Equity in Reporting from CBS Corporation

Funding Supports the Retention and Growth of Female Journalists [December 14, 2018 – WASHINGTON, D.C.] – The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today received landmark funding from the CBS Corporation (CBS) to provide opportunities and…

Erdogan took a stand for Khashoggi. Now he should free the critics he imprisoned.

By Editorial Board | Originally Published: The Washington Post DEMANDING A full accounting for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul has earned President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a modicum of…

Washington Post CEO on Jamal Khashoggi

Video | Published: MSNBC Washington Post CEO and Publisher Fred Ryan speaks at the 2018 Courage in Journalism Awards about contributor Jamal Khashoggi.

Trump’s TV megaphone — Lachlan defends Fox News — NYT tops 4 million subs — Bill Keller retiring

By Michael Calderone | Originally Published: Politico AS PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP continues to stoke fears about immigration in the days before the midterms — including framing a caravan of migrants far from the U.S. border as a menacing…