IPI FELLOWS

Our 33 IPI Fellows

From 19 Countries

Across 5 Continents

IPI Fellows are IPI members or former members who have been recognised for their outstanding dedication to IPI and its mission. They serve or have served as distinguished ambassadors for IPI and the fight for media freedom more generally.

Meet the IPI fellows:

Sang-hoon Bang
President, Publisher & CEO
The Chosun Ilbo Ltd.
Korea
José María Bergareche Busquet
Former CEO
Vocento
Spain
Bruce Brugmann
Former Editor & Publisher
San Francisco Bay Guardian
USA
Hugo Bütler
Former Editor-in-Chief
Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Switzerland
Ido Dissentshik
Chairman Executive Board
Weizmann Institute
Israel
Vuslat Doğan Sabancı
CEO
Hürriyet
Turkey
Jorge Fascetto
Chairman
Diario Popular
Argentina
H.D.S. Greenway
Columnist & Former Editorial Page Editor
The Boston Globe
USA
So-Whan Hyon
Former President
Yonhap News Agency
Korea
Isma’ila Isa
Publisher, CEO
New Africa Holdings Ltd., The Democrat
Nigeria
Christina Jutterström
Former CEO
Sveriges Television
Sweden
Hisao Komatsubara
Former Representative in Europe
Nihon Shinbun Kyokai (NSK)
UK
Simon Li
Former Managing Editor
Los Angeles Times
USA
Per Erik Lönnfors
Former President and Editor-in-Chief
Finnish News Agency
Finland
Raymond Louw
Former Editor and Publisher
Southern Africa Report
South Africa
Hanoch Marmari
Former Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief
Haaretz
Israel
Philip Mathew
Managing Editor
The Malayala Manorama Co. Ltd.
India
Hans Erik Matre
Editor
Schibsted Norway
Norway
John F.McGee
Former Publisher
Charleston Daily Mail
USA
John McMeel
Chairman
Andrews McMeel Publishing
USA
Piotr Niemczycki
Former CEO
Agora S.A./Gazeta Wyborcza
Poland
Peter Preston
Columnist
The Guardian & The Observer
UK
Alexander Pumpianski
Former Editor-in-Chief
New Times
Russia
Eugene L. Roberts
Former Managing Editor
The New York Times
USA
Paddy Sherman
Publisher Emeritus
Pacific Press
Canada
Alvin Shuster
Former Senior Consulting Editor
Los Angeles Times
USA
Richard Steyn
Former Editor
The Star
South Africa
Richard Tait
Professor of Journalism
Cardiff University Centre for Journalism Studies
UK
Janne Virkkunen
Former Senior Editor-in-Chief
Helsingin Sanomat
Finland
Wolfgang Vyslozil
Former Managing Director
Austrian Press Agency – APA
Austria
Norman Webster
Columnist
The Gazette
Canada
Moegsien Williams
Former Editor
The Cape Times, The Star, and the New Age
South Africa
Diane Ying
Publisher & Editor
CommonWealth & CommonHealth Magazines
Taiwan (ROC)

Former IPI Fellows:

Gerd Bacher
Former CEO
Austrian Broadcasting Corporation
Austria (1925-2015)
Olli Kivinen
Former Senior Editor & Columnist
Helsingin Sanomat
Finland (1939-2014)
David Laventhol
Publisher/Editorial Director
Columbia Journalism Review
USA (1933-2015)
Peter Wang
Publisher
United Daily News
Taiwan (ROC) (1939-2014)