Law professors to DOJ: Drop Assange prosecution

Letter from legal scholars explains how prosecuting Julian Assange threatens press freedom

Defining Stories: Freedom of the Press Foundation’s 2023 Impact Report

FPF’s 2023 Impact Report details the strides we made in the past year, what we need to look back on, and where we hope to go from here. Our 2023 Impact Report — available now.

New election blog catalogs media suppression by candidates, campaigns

Special project from U.S. Press Freedom Tracker collects and reports on press freedom aggressions by candidates and their teams running in 2024 federal elections

Publishing government secrets shouldn’t be illegal

The DOJ must end the Assange case before it turns journalists into criminals

Dangerzone receives favorable audit

In an independent review, the Freedom of the Press Foundation tool that helps journalists work with electronic documents safely was found to have no critical vulnerabilities

LA’s lawsuit against journalist Ben Camacho is an unconstitutional mess

It was bad enough when the city sought an unlawful prior restraint against Camacho. Now it’s going even further

Rights orgs to Georgia AG: Stop criminalizing dissent and privacy

Attempts to criminalize "burner" phones and other tools commonly used by journalists and activists are dangerous and unconstitutional

Northwestern’s student newspaper helps kill anti-speech prosecution

Student journalists set an example for the professionals when it comes to standing up for the First Amendment

FPF explains the importance of the PRESS Act

Bipartisan bill would protect journalist-source confidentiality and put a stop to government surveillance of reporters

Ex-CIA employee deserves a long prison sentence — but not for leaking documents

It’s troubling that our government apparently views disclosing its secrets as an exponentially more serious offense than possessing troves of child pornography