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World Press Freedom Day: UN Secretary General harps on free, independent media

The Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) Antonio Guterres has urged all governments to do everything in their power to support a free, independent and diverse media.

In a message to mark World Press Freedom Day, Guterres lamented that “In too many countries, journalists and media workers face censorship, abuse, harassment, detention and even death, simply for doing their jobs.

“On World Press Freedom Day, I urge all governments to do everything in their power to support a free, independent and diverse media.”

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