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Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will participate in a moderated conversation on the state of press freedom worldwide with Washington Post columnist David Ignatius.  This conversation with the Secretary on World Press Freedom Day will begin at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. 

The Washington Post Live event will be live streamed at  The stream will be available on the Department homepage and the Department YouTube channel.

For more information about the event, please visit:

U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future