International Women's Media Foundation 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards
By Original Fare on November 05, 2013
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Have you ever wanted to make a real impact with your work? Watch this inspiring video from The Courage in Journalism awards ceremony -- these women will make you not just feel you can change the world but know you can.
About the Courage in Journalism Award
Founded in 1990 by a group of prominent U.S. women journalists, the International Women’s Media Foundation is a Washington-based organization that is dedicated to strengthening the role of women journalists worldwide. The IWMF believes the news media worldwide are not truly free and representative without the equal voice of women. The IWMF celebrates the courage of women journalists who overcome threats and oppression to speak out on global issues. The IWMF’s programs empower women journalists with the training, support and network to become leaders in the news industry.
IWMF Believes In:
The leadership role of women in independent journalism worldwide
The importance of women’s journalistic perspectives to providing high-quality information in the public interest
Support for women journalists in contexts of crisis, intimidation, and persecution
Equal opportunity and advancement for women journalists
Please join us in congratulating the winners of our 2013 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards!
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