Barbara Trionfi

executive director International Press Institute

Barbara Trionfi is executive director at the Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists dedicated to safeguarding and fostering media freedom and promoting quality, independent journalism. She previously worked as IPI’s press freedom manager, overseeing IPI’s global press freedom monitoring and coordinating IPI’s global advocacy.

With an academic background in international relations and human rights, Barbara has taught courses at Webster University, Vienna in Media Ethics, Media Literacy and Cultural Diversity and the Media. Her field of expertise covers different areas related to press freedom and freedom of expression, including self-regulatory media accountability systems, safety of journalists, and international mechanisms to protect press freedom.

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