China, sitting at 177 of 180 on RSF’s global press freedom index, is not known for its liberal treatment of journalists. Major news organisations are creating specific roles for covering China remotely.

Further details in Axios here.

Press freedom in the age of COVID-19

The Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom is speaking to journalists and publishers in the Asia–Pacific to determine the impact the COVID-19 virus has had – and is having – on press freedom in the region.

Please help us gather this data by taking this short survey, and sharing it with other journalists, publishers and press freedom organisations, so that we can design effective and long-term regional solutions to support press freedom in the Asia–Pacific.