Freedom of the Press Foundation works to improve news and democracy

Kirstin McCudden discusses Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) with Radio Active Magazine regular Spencer Graves.  FPF is a nonprofit founded in 2012 to support free speech and free press in the US.  Kirstin is their Vice President of Editorial where she oversees the organization’s editorial strategy and standards. She is also managing editor of the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, a project documenting press freedom violations in the United States in partnership with the Committee to Protect Journalists.

This discussion includes the following:

Between 2019 and 2022 the United States moved from number 48 out of 180 nations in the world on the World Press Freedom Index to number 42 but has dropped back to number 45 in the rankings for 2023.

Copyright 2023 Kirstin McCudden and Spencer Graves, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA) 4.0 international license.

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