The Nobel Committee awarded its prize this fall to working journalists for the first time since 1935. Maria Ressa, founder of online news platform The Rappler, is facing trumped-up charges from the Philippines government that could lead to 100 years in jail.
Thompson is co-chair of the fund, former chief executive of the New York Times Company, and former director-general of the BBC. He joins host Peter O'Dowd to discuss the state of global journalism.
This segment aired on December 28, 2021.