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Copyright and public records don’t mix

A new court decision using copyright law to deny release of public records from the Covenant School shooting investigation harms the public’s right to know

Don’t let prosecutors decide when journalism isn’t journalism

Legal attack on reporter Trevor Aaronson is the government’s latest attempt to seize the power to define journalism

States must step up to protect journalist-source confidentiality

Two Mississippi journalists may go to jail for refusing to burn their sources. Journalists in other states are at risk, too

Supreme Court reaffirms press precedent in social media cases

Decision in two cases challenging state laws that restrict social media content moderation contain important wins for journalists and news outlets, but questions on TikTok loom

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

California police violate press freedom law ‘right and left’ during protests

UC Irvine law school professor explains how California law is supposed to protect journalists covering demonstrations

Press freedom under attack at campus protests

We’ve documented dozens of press freedom violations against journalists covering pro-Palestinian protests and counterprotests — and the number is growing

Student journalist covering protests: ‘We have to do it’

Students reporting on campus protests have First Amendment rights — and they’re being violated over and over

NJ court to journalist on publication of official’s address: Do you feel lucky, punk?

Decision empowers state officials to try to stop reporting they dislike

TikTok ban would weaken press freedom

Here are the top five reasons why a new federal ban on TikTok violates the First Amendment