Galina Sidorova

Journalist and Chairperson, International Press Institute

Chair, Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists dedicated to the protection of press freedom. Chair of the Board of Founders, Foundation for Investigative Journalism – Foundation 19/29 (Russia). Winner of the Russian national Artiom Borovik award for the best journalist investigation (2007). For ten years (2001-2010) Mrs. Sidorova was Editor-in-Chief of Sovershenno Secretno monthly (the first independent Russian newspaper, specializing in investigative reporting) being also one of its leading authors. In 1992-1994 she worked as political advisor to the first Foreign Minister of Russia. At different stages of her career through the 80s she was a staff writer, diplomatic correspondent, member of the editorial board of the Russian weekly Novoye Vremia (New Times). She is a graduate of the Journalism School, University of International Relations (Moscow).


BOS 3: Back to the basics: freedom of the media matters!  Begin: Wednesday, 27.02.2013 02:30 pm