Sunday is World Press Freedom Day, which prompts us to reflect on the vital role that journalists and media play in our daily lives. USAID recognizes this critical role, supporting freer and better-established media in over 30 countries.
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Working to Meet the Challenges to Freedom of the Press in Eastern Europe and Eurasia
Several months ago at a reception for Vice President Biden in Moscow, I met a 30-year old journalist named Oleg Kashin. He is a special correspondent for the Russian newspaper Kommersant and runs a blog called Live Journal. I noticed Oleg walked with a cane and his face was bruised and swollen. He was missing […]