IPI’s members are media representatives of all types who share a commitment
to media freedom and independent journalism. Members support IPI
and one another in promoting and protecting our common values. Together,
we speak with a unique and powerful voice in defence of the free flow of news.

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Soe MyintFounder andEditor-in-Chief, Mizzima MediaMyanmar

Soe Myint

“Our struggle in an increasingly changing media landscape today is not new. It is still necessary to keep fighting for professional journalism and be a part of nation-building democracies.

Joan ChirwaEditor-in-Chief and CEO, The MastZambia

Joan Chriwa

“Fighting for press freedom is the key reason The Mast is in existence and the platform that IPI is providing to advance the cause needs the support of all.

N. RaviDirector, The HinduIndia

N. Ravi

“IPI is an amazing network of media persons from across continents who share the same commitment to press freedom and ethical journalism but with very different nuances.”

Gwen ListerFounding Editor and Chair, Namibia Media TrustNamibia

Gwen Lister

“IPI is a critical voice in the never-ending quest for press freedom and free speech worldwide and in striving to take quality journalism to greater heights.”

Peter PrestonColumnist and Former Editor, The GuardianUnited Kingdom

Peter Preston

“I joined the IPI long ago after I found myself an embattled editor all alone. There are some causes that are bigger than any of us – and some organisations that defend our principles. The IPI does just that.”

Ute BruckerHead of Foreign News Department, SWRGermany

Ute Brucker

“Although I have not been an IPI member for very long, I note that we all struggle with the same issues and problems. The exchanges with colleagues are very enriching – it’s a good feeling belonging to this community!



Our members are global opinion shapers dedicated to media freedom and the free flow of news. 
Learn about their views, initiatives and engagement with IPI here.

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