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Major news outlets must push Biden DOJ to drop Assange charges — their press freedom rights are at stake

As major news organizations are meet with the the Department of Justice today to discuss the recent journalist surveillance scandals, it’s vitally important that they press the Attorney General to drop the prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. If the case continues, it would render the new press freedom progress worthless.

In a sea change for press freedom, Biden administration vows not to spy on reporters doing their job

The Biden admin, following the revelation of several scandals involving the DOJ spying on journalists, says it will end the practice.

Documenting an extraordinary year of press freedom violations

The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker has published an overview of a truly remarkable year’s worth of press freedom violations during nationwide protests. The Tracker builds on individually reported incidents to provide the definitive telling of the crackdown on journalists that emerged alongside the protests.


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