New AtlanticistOct 17, 2022
Stifling the press is stifling progress. Here’s how policymakers can intervene.
By Joseph Lemoine and James Storen
Today's decline in press freedom is nothing short of dangerous because of its concerning impact on other freedoms—and prosperity—in countries around the world.
James Storen is the program assistant for the Freedom and Prosperity Center. He contributes to the analysis of the Freedom and Prosperity Indexes as well as the center’s media outreach.
Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, he received his bachelor’s degree in public policy from William & Mary. During his time as an undergraduate, he received the Freeman Fellowship to intern with the Affiliate Network for Social Accountability in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He also spent time in Durban, South Africa, where he studied social and political transformation and interned with Hindvani radio.