New Year party in Times Square to cheer for press freedom

NEW YORK---Reporters will be the guests of honor at the New Year's Eve party in New York's Times Square on Monday (Tuesday in Manila), in what organizers said was a celebration of press freedom after an unusually deadly year for journalists at US news outlets and a challenging one for others around the world. Rappler reported that its chief executive officer, Maria Ressa, will be among 11 journalists invited as special guests at the New Year's Eve ball drop program. The others are Karen Attiah, global opinions editor, The Washington Post; Rebecca Blumenstein, deputy managing editor, The New York Times; Alisyn Camerota, coanchor, CNN New Day; Vladimir Duthiers, correspondent, CBS ne...Keep on reading: New Year party in Times Square to cheer for press freedom

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