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Lawmakers can support journalists, but only by actually listening to them first

In the past two months, lawmakers in Florida and New Jersey have advanced misguided proposals that would effectively classify assaults on journalists as hate crimes. These proposals would do little to fix the underlying issues and would likely create a host of new problems.

The George Floyd protests started three months ago today. More than 700 journalists have reported press freedom violations since.

An unprecedented press freedom crisis has been unfolding around the country for the past three months.

DHS agents have reportedly injured at least 30 journalists in Portland

A disturbing federal assault on journalists is unfolding in Portland.

Who’s attacking journalists at George Floyd protests? Overwhelmingly, it’s the police.

Over 80% of the assaults on journalists have come from police, not protesters.

Signal Technology Foundation is now open for donations

You can now donate to support Signal, the secure messaging service, directly.

In a major press freedom victory, Brazil Supreme Court judge rules to protect Glenn Greenwald and The Intercept Brasil

The ruling protects all journalists in Brazil from retaliation for their reporting.

Dozens of press freedom groups denounce the threats against journalist Glenn Greenwald and The Intercept Brazil

The Brazilian government's attack on Glenn Greenwald and the Intercept Brazil is an attack on all journalists.

Unanswered questions on the San Francisco police raid of a journalist’s home

The SF police chief finally apologized, but many questions remain unanswered.

Expanding the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker two years after launch

We're expanding our US Press Freedom Tracker project, which systematically tracks press freedom violations in the United States. 

Several recent moves by Trump’s Justice Department threaten press freedom

Trump's Justice Department has much more power over journalists than Trump's tweets, and may be getting ready to use it.