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Inter American Press Association (IAPA)

The Inter American Press Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to defending freedom of expression and of the press throughout the Americas.

Its chief aims are to: Defend press freedom wherever it is challenged in the Americas; protect the interest of the press in the Americas; advocate the dignity, rights and responsibilities of journalism; encourage high standards of professional and business conduct; foster the exchange of ideas and information that contribute to the professional and technical development of the press; foster a wider knowledge and greater interchange among the peoples of the Americas in support of the basic principles of a free society and individual liberty.
IAPA enjoys a membership in excess of 1,300 representing newspapers and magazines from Patagonia to Alaska, with a combined circulation of 43,353,762.


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