World News Day

Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news. Ethel Waters

The annual World News Day campaign highlights the critical importance of fact-based journalism.

On September 28, newsrooms across the world will mark World News Day, a global campaign to highlight the role and value of journalism with a focus this year on telling the climate change story.

“Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news.” Ethel Waters

At HK heartbeat, we agree that journalism matters.

Co-hosted by actor Victor Garber and journalist Farah Nasser, “World News Day: The Climate Crisis” will showcase journalism from around the world, highlighting regional climate issues, activism and solutions. It will feature videos from The Guardian, The Straits Times, The New Yorker, BBC, Deutsche Welle, South China Morning Post, Al Jazeera English, CBC News, Global News, Reuters, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Univision, and The Sacramento Bee. It will also include remarks from The Guardian’s Katharine Viner, Reuters’ Alessandra Galloni, The Washington Post’s Trish Wilson, The Globe and Mail’s David Walmsley, and The Straits Times’ Warren Fernandez. 

” Under the Basic Law, Hong Kongers are guaranteed freedoms of the press, expression, assembly and religion.”

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