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The U.S. Constitution promises freedom of the press, founded on the sincere ambition to institutionalize transparency and enforce accountability of private and public organizations and individuals. But what does that mean in today’s world, and how does it come to life?
Each year, WPI selects 10 professional journalists from around the world to tour the United States and gain access to its premier media outlets, think tanks, advocacy organizations, policymakers and everyday people. As part of the immersive tour, these journalists experience the news and events as they happen in real time. From presidential tweet storms and debates, to models for public and private education, to surviving in the digital world and more, WPI fellows get inside the headlines to engage with the news and newsmakers.
In the process, we all gain from the opportunity to learn from one another, collectively uphold the principles of a free press and promote journalistic best practices globally.
The WPI fellowship program has already welcomed nearly 600 journalists representing nearly 100 countries.
Webinars: 2020 U.S. Presidential Election Analysis and Conversation
Surrounding the much anticipated 2020 U.S. presidential election, the World Press Institute (WPI) offered a two-part webinar series on the subject.
In the second webinar, long-time journalist James Fallows of The Atlantic talks about the problems (again!) with pre-election polling, possible Washington gridlock with GOP control of the U.S. Senate, and “what’s next” as the United States moves forward as a divided country.
The second half hour features Michael Montgomery (Senior Reporter & Producer, Center for Investigative Reporting and Reveal) moderating a question & answer session.
In the first webinar, Fallows talked about how the election was shaping up, the impact of the Electoral College, and the probable outcome of the election.
Following Fallows’ initial analysis, Montgomery posed questions to Mr. Fallows submitted by attendees of the webinar.
Both Fallows and Montgomery are members of the WPI Board of Directors.
David Taylor is fed up with the mainstream media. The 53-year-old Texan with long blond hair and dressed in cowboy garb lives with his pit bull and shih tzu in an old racquetball court in the town of San Marcos. He works in “property” and is a huge fan of Donald...
Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic we are forced to cancel this year’s edition of the New Horizons in Journalism Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria. As the world is still struggling to contain the disease’s spread and the rules ...