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Statement on Jeff Sessions' disturbing press conference announcing a crackdown on leaks and journalism

An attack on leakers and whistleblowers is an attack on journalism itself. 

Beware of the Trump administration’s coming crackdown on leaks — and journalism

Prosecuting sources is a direct threat to press freedom.

Introducing the US Press Freedom Tracker: documenting press freedom violations in United States

Comprehensively counting press freedom violations in the United States. 

Obama used the Espionage Act to put a record number of reporters' sources in jail, and Trump could be even worse

Will the Trump administration use the Espionage Act to prosecute reporters?

How the Espionage Act morphed into a dangerous tool used to prosecute sources and threaten journalists

The Espionage Act is a draconian statute used to stifle press freedom for decades. 

America's 'Official Secrets Act' — the long, sad history of the 100 year-old Espionage Act

The Espionage Act is used to prosecute whistleblowers and threaten journalists. This is its history. 

Edward Snowden on Trump administration's recent arrest of an alleged journalistic source

The Trump administration charged a news outlet's source under the draconian Espionage Act this week. Edward Snowden responds. 

Statement on Trump allegedly telling Comey to jail reporters for publishing classified information

Trump allegedly urged Comey to imprison journalists who publish classified information. This is a grave threat to press freedom. 

We targeted a SecureDrop ad at potential whistleblowers in the Trump administration. You can too.

Any news organization can run a Twitter or Facebook ad targeting Trump administration employees for whistleblowing.