Press Releases

Breakthrough International Journalism: Egyptian Blogger and Burmese Investigative Reporter Tell Their Stories

Nov. 9, 2007, Washington, DC--The 2007 winners of the Knight International Journalism Awards, which honor professionals who have made remarkable contributions to media independence in their regions. Read More...


ICFJ to Honor Tom Brokaw at Nov. 13 Dinner in DC. Egyptian blogger, Burmese reporter also to receive awards

Nov. 6, 2007, Washington, DC--Wael Abbas of Egypt will be the first blogger to win the Knight International Journalism Award. His reports of police violence against political protesters have been picked up by mainstream media, and resulted in the arrests of several policemen. Read More...