WASHINGTON, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join Freedom House and the National Press Club on World Press Freedom Day, May 3, for the launch of Freedom House's annual survey of press freedom around the globe:
"Freedom of the Press 2012: Breakthroughs and Pushback in the Middle East."
Freedom House will release the findings of its annual survey at the event, and panelists from Egypt, Mexico and Hungary will discuss the changes underway in their countries.
Introduction: National Press Club President Theresa Werner
Moderator: Mona el-Tahawy, Journalist and Commentator
Courtney Radsch, Freedom House, Freedom of Expression Campaign Sr. Program Manager
Nancy Okail of Egypt, Freedom House's Egypt Field Director
Margarita Torres of Mexico, journalist and co-founder of Periodistas de a Pie
András Kósa of Hungary, head of the News Department for HVG.hu
When: Thursday, May 3 , 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Where: Holeman Lounge
National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW
Follow the conversation on Twitter at #FreedomScore
Admission is free
The National Press Club, based in Washington, D.C., is the world's leading professional organization for journalists. The Club represents more than 3,200 members worldwide representing every major news organization. The Club was founded in 1908.
SOURCE National Press Club