Free ads available for World Press Freedom Day


World Press Freedom Day on May 3 will be commemorated for the first time with special events in Washington, D.C., including at the Newseum.

In connection with the event, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers offers a series of ads for newspapers and newspaper websites.

This year’s campaign, “Silence kills democracy, but a free press talks,” explores the link between a free press and freedom of expression – the central ingredient in any democratic system.

The ads are available to download at Other related material is available on the site as well.