Raise your voice – Join the Fourth Estate.

Individual Membership

Our individual members are citizens, journalists, students and educators who want to be part of a global organization working to defend the free press, advance public interest journalism, and advocate for the public's right to trustworthy information.

Organizational Membership

News organizations businesses, academia, and not-for-profits join the Fourth Estate to make a strong public statement about their values and to leverage Fourth Estate benefits and resources across the organization.

Our members are individuals and organizations working together to steer our priorities.  They help us advocate for the public’s fundamental right to trustworthy information. defend the free press, and advance journalism in the public interest.

Work Together

Tackling the tough global challenges facing news and journalism can't be done alone. It takes everyone — working together — to change the world.

Shape the Future

Help us preserve the foundations on which the ideals of the Fourth Estate were built and play a part in the defining the future of the organization.

Enjoy the Benefits

Members enjoy access to association-level discounts and targeted membership benefits. Save on travel, technology, office supplies, shipping and more.

Defend the Free Press

Promote responsible public interest journalism by a strong free press and the right of the public to trustworthy news and information.

We collaborate and partner with some of the world's best companies and organizations to develop policy, achieve objectives, and create opportunities for our members.

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