Reporters Shield

January, 2024

Reporters Shield Admits Inaugural Members

In December and January, Reporters Shield admitted the first group of independent investigative news outlets as official members. As members of Reporters Shield, these news organizations will rec... Read More

May, 2023

Vance Center Launches Global Defamation Defense Program on World Press Freedom Day

Vance Center Executive Director Alexander Papachristou; Pavla Holcová, OCCRP’s Regional Editor for Central Europe; and Peter Noorlander, start-up executive director of Reporters Shield, at the... Read More

April, 2023

Vance Center Joins Launch of Global Defamation Defense Program

Reporters Shield, funded by USAID and others, will assist media and other independent reporting organizations worldwide with legal defense against defamation lawsuits and related claims.  Papach... Read More