IWMF in the News

Remarks from CEO and Publisher Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. at 2018 Courage in Journalism Awards

Video | Originally Published: The Washington Post Washington Post Publisher and CEO Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. was honored by the International Women’s Media Foundation on Nov. 1. Ryan dedicated his speech to slain Washington Post contributor Jamal…

Attacks on Media Workers Grow And Few Punished

NOVEMBER 1, 2018 | TULA CONNELL Two media workers have been murdered each week on average this year—73 to date, making it likely the number of those killed will meet or exceed that of 2017, when 82…

Why What We Do Matters

No press can truly be free without the equal voice of women, yet not all voices are welcome when it comes to reporting the news. In recent years, we’ve seen women around the world taking…

Outstanding Female Journalists Honored At 2018 Courage in Journalism Awards

Originally Published: Look to the Stars The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) last week honored several outstanding female journalists at the 2018 Courage in Journalism Awards luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street. This year’s honorees included…

On The Scene: Courage In Journalism Awards 2018

Lenique Vincent | October 31, 2018 Originally Published: The Knock Turnal A sophisticated meal of salmon with a side of garden salad and bruta cheese on a bed of sun-dried tomatoes sat at dozens of tables in…

What Does Courage Mean?

When we think of courageous journalism, we usually think of the reporters on the front line: scribbling notes as bullets rain down from the sky, interviewing civilians from the wreckage of fallen communities, photographing the…

Zehra Dogan Receives “Courage in Journalism Award” in a Representational Ceremony

Originally Published: Bianet English Kurdish journalist-artist Zehra Doğan is presented her “IWMF 2018 Courage in Journalism Award” in a representational ceremony in New York where she reaches the audience by a voice recording taped during a…

Imprisoned Kurdish journalist wins Courage in Journalism Award

By Wladimir van Wilgenburg | October 28, 2018 Originally Published: Kurdistan 24 Artist Zehra Doğan was sentenced to two years nine months and 22 days in prison. (Photo: Voice Project) ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Imprisoned Kurdish artist…

Lesley Stahl, MSNBC Boss Phil Griffin Weigh in on Trump’s Attacks on the Media

By Elizabeth Taylor | Originally Published: Variety Days after high-profile actors, Democrats, and media companies were targets of alarming bomb threats, NBC News correspondent Cynthia McFadden expressed disappointment over President Donald Trump’s latest attacks on the media. “The events of yesterday…