FOIA is a deeply broken law that remains a critical tool for journalists, activists, and community residents who seek to illuminate government activities.
Chelsea Manning is standing up for press freedom by refusing to comply with the grand jury investigating WikiLeaks.
California AG refuses to rule out legal action against public records journalists, in new statements
'It's either the case that the Attorney General of California is ... suggesting he can [prosecute] just to intimidate those journalists—or that he doesn't know what California law says. I don't find either option very comforting.'
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.