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Launch of our new online event series for freelancers

The first event focused on mental health tips for freelance journalists

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Legacy Giving Week: Act today to make a difference tomorrow

Veteran freelance journalist Tira Shubart explains why she is leaving a gift in her will to the Trust

Reese Schonfeld holds a copy of his book "Me and Ted Against the World: The Unauthorized Story of the Founding of CNN", in his New York office Jan. 30, 2001. In the book, Schonfeld, who got CNN started in 1980 with Ted Turner's money and enthusiam, compiles an entertaining and personal account of how the all-news network came to be, and what's gone wrong since. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser)

Tribute donation made to the Trust in honor of Reese Schonfeld

In memory of news executive who helped launch CNN

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Enter the 25th annual Rory Peck Awards

The Rory Peck Awards 2020 are NOW OPEN for entries!

Charlottesville: Race and Terror

Call for the protection of the rights of the press

RPT joins over 70 organisations in a call for the protection of the rights of the press


Join the fight and speak out against racism

Black voices matter. Black journalists matter. Black lives matter. 

Our impact

Launch of our website in 5 more languages

Our website is now available in six languages, making it more accessible to freelance journalists around the world.

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Emergency Appeal for Journalism and Media Support

RPT signs the Emergency Appeal for Journalism and Media Support.

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Launch of the Annual Report for the Council of Europe Platform

‘Attacks on media in Europe must not become a new normal’, report says.

Here to help

Announcing the COVID-19 Hardship Fund for freelancers

Are you struggling due to COVID-19? The Rory Peck Trust is here for you!

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Call for imprisoned journalists to be freed as COVID-19 puts lives at risk

Concerns grow for unjustly detained journalists in prisons worldwide.

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