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Coming Thursday: Some of the country’s best-known media companies, tech companies, and nonprofits are supporting a national campaign called “Protect Press Freedom.”
Two nonprofit orgs, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP) and the Committee to Protect Journalists, are leading the effort. And 30+ partners, including CNN, are on board.
The Protect Press Freedom campaign “will educate Americans about the threats to press freedom, reinforce the values underpinning the free press, and celebrate the diverse journalism that keeps the public informed,” the groups said. And: “Through video, radio, digital, print, and social media assets, the campaign communicates a simple, powerful truth: In order to be free, we must be informed.”