Journalism Wins Nobel Peace Prize!

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov won the Nobel Peace Prize on 8 Oct 2021. This comes at a time when press freedom is increasingly under threat. The Nobel Committee awarded them the prize for their efforts in safeguarding the freedom of expression, which is a precondition for lasting democracy and peace.
BFM 89.9 spoke to Ding Jo-Ann, Adviser for the Centre for Independent Journalism on what this award means for journalism and for freedom of expression around the world. 
 
Listen to the interview here
13 Oct 2021