Amid constant pressure being put on democracy in countries all around the world, a free and independent media has become more important than ever. Free Press Unlimited undoubtedly knows this. Raptim spoke with the director of operations Ruth Kronenburg about their contribution in making this world a better place.Free Press Unlimited – people deserve to knowFree Press Unlimited’s main office is stationed in the center of Amsterdam, a place where reliable information and trustworthy news are pretty much taken for granted. But Ruth Kronenburg knows this is certainly not something good anywhere in the world. She is aware of the devastating influence and effect of repressive regimes on independent journalists and free press as a whole.Free Press Unlimited believes that objective information can be of life-and-death importance. The information that people need to survive and give shape and meaning to their own future. “Our mission is people deserve to know”, Ruth says. “That means that everyone should have access to independent information. Without independent information, you can’t make good decisions.”Ruth has a long history working in the media. She has contributed to many daily news shows and helped to setup several mergers. In 2011, she joined Free Press Unlimited as director of operations, when Free Voice and Press merged to form a new organization.