Sen. Durbin should advance the PRESS Act before time runs out

Floyd Abrams, Marion County Record, 121 others endorse federal shield bill

Government refuses to learn its lesson on censorship

Recent news from LA and Tennessee shows latest examples of public officials’ cluelessness when it comes to journalists’ constitutional rights

States keep public in dark with anti-transparency reforms

Laws limiting public records access make it harder for journalists to hold executive branch officials accountable

‘From Bylines to Behind Bars’: Journalists arrested covering protests

We spoke with two experts about the alarming spike in arrests and detentions of journalists covering protests over the Israel-Gaza war

Coalition demands authorities drop prosecution of Oregon journalist

Police need to stop arresting journalists covering protests. When they do, prosecutors need to drop the cases immediately

11 years after Snowden revelations, government still expanding surveillance

New ‘spy draft law’ and ongoing retaliation against those who expose government secrets show there’s a long way to go in combating overreach

Federal law must fix loophole allowing abusive lawsuits targeting speech

With no federal anti-SLAPP law, journalists and others remain vulnerable to frivolous lawsuits that chill First Amendment rights

Media Matters layoffs underscore need to crack down on SLAPPs

Billionaires and politicians don't need to actually win their lawsuits to hurt already struggling media outlets

Israel’s seizure of AP equipment shows slippery slope of censorship

Recent legislation here is just as prone to abuse as the law Israel used to punish Al Jazeera and then the Associated Press

Settlement hasn’t stopped NYPD’s press abuses at protests

‘Catch and release’ arrests, kettling are among the problematic practices employed by officers responding to Israel-Gaza war protests