New rules prohibiting the surveillance of journalists are the strongest in the modern history of the Department of Justice — and that’s a big victory for press freedom. But it’s important to note that this new policy could be undone by a future Department of Justice memo.
Fifty years ago today, Senator Mike Gravel read the Pentagon Papers into the official record. More lawmakers should follow his lead.
While the New York Times and the Washington Post were tied up in the Supreme Court over whether they could report on the leaked Pentagon Papers, Senator Mike Gravel took matters into his own hands.
PayPal and its subsidiary Venmo must bring more transparency and accountability to its practices around account freezes and closures, argues a new letter signed by Freedom of the Press Foundation and nearly two dozen human rights and civil liberties groups.
Through this widely used open source platform, we are enabling whistleblowers to communicate anonymously and securely with news organizations.
U.S. Press Freedom Tracker
We are systematically documenting press freedom violations in the United States. A partnership with the Committee to Protect Journalists and leading press freedom groups.
Secure the News
To protect readers and journalists, we are tracking and promoting the adoption of HTTPS by news organizations.
Archive the News
By archiving threatened outlets, we are preventing billionaires from deciding what news is fit to stay online.
An open source app that anyone can use to protect personal spaces and possessions using a smartphone. A partnership with the Guardian Project.
In order to make the public aware of its importance, we are highlighting news stories that are only possible thanks to the Freedom of Information Act.