World News Day | September 28, 2022

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World News Day is a global news media campaign to display support for journalism.

In 2022, World News Day will take place on September 28. 

World News Day 2022 will build on previous campaigns to make a case for fact-based journalism and show how it has benefitted audiences.

In 2021, World News Day highlighted the critical importance of trustworthy journalism about the climate crisis. More than 500 news organizations came together to drive the message that credible journalism matters if people are to make informed decisions.

World News Day’s organizers, the World Editors Forum (WEF) and The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF), would like to thank past principal sponsor, Google News Initiative, sponsor Lippo Group, and in-kind supporters Global News and Cision.

To learn more about World News Day, please visit our FAQ page.

In the face of an ever changing and increasingly complex world, audiences have been seeking out credible and reliable voices to help them make sense of developments. This is how professional newsrooms make a difference. To do so, they must work at staying connected to their communities, fostering trust by voicing their concerns. They interpret events and help people join the dots to related issues, adding crucial perspective and context. These are among the ways that journalists make an impact. World News Day is a timely reminder of why good journalism matters.

World News Day unites journalists, newsrooms and news audiences around the globe to share the stories that show the power of trustworthy journalism to make a difference to citizens and communities. No story matters more to the citizens of the world than the climate change crisis. World News Day 2021 focuses on this defining challenge of our times and the important role journalists play in providing vital facts about the future of our planet and its peoples.

Participating and supporting news organizations

Fact-based journalism is making a difference

Journalists from more than 460 news organizations are marking World News Day by demonstrating the critical importance of reliable journalism in telling the story of climate change. Here, you will find a selection of their most impactful stories:

New Zealand

THE REWILDING PROJECT

Aotearoa New Zealand’s braided rivers are internationally significant, but they’ve been systematically strangled, and in some cases, have left behind zombie rivers. As climate change threatens to make the problems worse, some academics and scientists are re-imagining what it means to live with rivers.

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