The annual World Press Freedom Hero award was presented to Carlos Dada, editor-in-chief and co-founder of the pioneering online news site El Faro, which has faced extraordinary pressure from the government and criminal organizations, including recent Pegasus spyware surveillance.

Full report of the award ceremony: Heroic journalism honoured during award ceremony at Columbia University

Full acceptance speech: El Salvador: Speech of World Press Freedom Hero Carlos Dada at IPI WoCo