Every year May 3rd is observed as 'World Press Freedom Day'. According to the UNESCO, the day dedicated to freedom of press underscores the need for governments and people across the world to "respect their commitment to press freedom".
The theme of World Press Freedom Day 2021, 'Information as a Public Good', underlines the indisputable importance of verified and reliable information.
key things of World Press Freedom Day 2021 are as follows :
Steps to ensure the economic viability of news media
Mechanisms for ensuring transparency of Internet companies
Enhanced Media and Information Literacy (MIL) capacities that enable people to recognize and value journalism.
This is however a day of showing solidarity with journalists, photo-journalists and all associated with the media who brave the toughest conditions to disseminate information and bring news from across the world to the homes of people.