Arrested for covering protests, four journalists are set to face trial this month

At least four journalists around the country will face trial this month following their arrests while covering Black Lives Matter protests, part of the unprecedented number of legal detentions of reporters in 2020.

When algorithms come for journalists

Journalists — especially those without institutional newsroom support — rely on tools from major tech companies like Google and YouTube for newsgathering, production and distribution as a matter of course. As these information giants publicly wrestle with controversial content moderation decisions that dominate headlines and Congressional hearings, their decisions also run the risk of stifling routine reporting.

Press freedom coalition calls on Biden's Justice Dept. to drop the Assange prosecution

A coalition of two dozen press freedom, civil liberties, and human rights groups call for an immediate end to the prosecution of Julian Assange by Biden's Department of Justice.

Here’s how we impacted press freedom in 2020, a harrowing year for journalists

Freedom of the Press Foundation releases its 2020 Impact Report, outlining the work we’ve accomplished in the past year, an overview of our major projects and initiatives, and how we will be expanding on our work in 2021.

The Biden admin’s press freedom record should be judged on actions, not just rhetoric

Talking about the importance of press freedom is nice, actually protecting it is much better.

Assange extradition rejected: A huge sigh of relief for press freedom

Freedom of the Press Foundation's statement on the the rejection of the US's extradition request of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Freedom of the Press Foundation welcomes Wesley Lowery to our board

Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) is proud to welcome award-winning journalist Wesley Lowery as the newest member of its board of directors.

New report: A record breaking number of journalists arrested in the U.S. this year

New report, "U.S. Press Freedom in Crisis: Journalists Under Arrest in 2020," details how more than 117 journalists were arrested across the country in 2020.

Freedom of the Press Foundation releases its priorities and objectives for the next three years

Freedom of the Press Foundation releases its three-year Strategic Plan, outlining our mission, principles, and beliefs, as well as an overview of our priorities and objectives beginning in 2021.

An NYPD lie about journalist arrests shows why it must not control press credentials

A photojournalist and a documentary filmmaker were among 10 people violently arrested by NYPD officers on Sunday, undermining the department's denial that journalists were arrested.