World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) is celebrated all over the world on the 3rd of May. The theme for WPFD 2019 is “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation”. World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993.
Source- United Nations
Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains 2019:
- Norway is ranked first in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
- India Ranked 140th in 2019 World Press Freedom Index.