On 8 October, prominent journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
This was an endorsement not just of journalism, but of journalism in a time when freedom of the press has come increasingly under threat.
But what does this award actually mean and why should we care? Ding Jo Ann from the Centre for Independent Journalism joins BFM to discuss.
Produced and presented by: Dashran Yohan
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