The Trinidad and Tobago Publishers & Broadcasters Association (TTPBA) on May 3 joined the Embassy in celebrating World Press Freedom Day 2017 with two virtual webchats.
The first focused on the importance of media freedom and its role in a democratic society. Panelists were Richard Lui, a journalist and news anchor for MSNBC and NBC News and Courtney Radsch, the advocacy director at the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
The second interactive session with Katie King discussed Best Practices of Digital Story Telling including ethics and fake news. King is a writer, editor and digital media executive.
Participants included journalists from print, TV, radio and internet.