Today is World News Day. Here’s how to show your support

2021-09-28. More than 500 newsrooms and supporting organisations have joined the global campaign to drive public attention to the critical role journalists play in telling the big stories of our time. This year the focus is on climate change coverage. Here’s how you can show your support.

by WAN-IFRA Staff | September 28, 2021

The message of World News Day is that #JournalismMatters – particularly on defining issues like climate change. Today, 28 September, is an opportunity to see what newsrooms worldwide, and their audiences, are doing about it.


articles online from World Editors Forum President, Warren Fernandez; Globe and Mail Editor, David Walmsley; Reuters Institute Fellow, Wolfgang Blau; Mensagem de Lisboa’s Editor, Catarina Carvalho and also dozens more stories about the planet in crisis – from participating newsrooms, many of who are listed below.


the 75-minute video special World News Day: The Climate Crisis. It is available on-demand throughout Tuesday on the World News Day YouTube channel.

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on, on Twitter on Facebook and on Instagram using the hashtag #WorldNewsDay and #JournalismMatters.

World News Day is organised by the World Editors Forum, WAN-IFRA and The Canadian Journalism Foundation.

It is made possible by sponsorship from the Google News Initiative and the Lippo Group, with in-kind support from Cision and Global News.

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