Gross Helped Compile Annual ‘Freedom of the Press’ Report
Peter Gross, the director of UT’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media, recently was in New York to serve as a ratings reviewer on Freedom House’s worldwide annual Freedom of the Press report.
Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world. It analyzes challenges to freedom, advocates for greater political rights and civil liberties, and supports frontline activists in defending human rights and promoting democratic change. Founded in 1941, Freedom House was the first American organization to champion the advancement of freedom globally.
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Dr. Peter Gross keynote speaker at Polish Communication Association conference
Dr. Peter Gross was the keynote speaker at the Polish Communication Association conference in Gdansk, Poland.
His presentation, “The Limits of Transformation: CEE Media and the Path to Democracy and European Integration,” took place at the conference center at the now-famous Gdansk Shipyards where Lech Walesa and the Solidarity movement was born and whose contribution to the end of communism in Poland and the rest of Eastern Europe is enshrined in history.