World News Day | September 28, 2022
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.
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:
As part of the build up to World News Day 2022, we are showcasing journalism from around the world that has had significant social impact. Here is a story about how community-focused news outlet Mensagem de Lisboa, based in Lisbon, Portugal, has been publishing professional journalistic content in Creole since December.
As part of the build up to World News Day 2022, we are showcasing journalism from around the world that has had significant social impact. Here is the backstory of the investigation that won Gazeta Wyborcza reporter Jacek Harłukowicz Poland’s top prize for journalism in 2021.
High-rise living is not just for humans in Singapore. An eight-storey fish farm – the tallest in Singapore and the region – started operations in the first quarter of this year.
World News Day Founder: Climate change has long been a political football, but facts are sacred and cannot be bent
Climate change has long been a political football. But while everyone is entitled to an opinion, facts are sacred and cannot be bent.
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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