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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. 

Revealed: The Justice Dept's secret rules for targeting journalists with FISA court orders

The Justice Dept has kept these FISA court rules for targeting journalists secret for years. 

Join us in fighting back against powerful corporations trying to silence news and advocacy organizations

SLAPP suits, or “strategic lawsuits against public participation,” are brought by wealthy individuals or organizations in an attempt to silence critical speech. They also have huge implications for press freedom. We're joining a campaign to combat this dangerous tactic.

You can support antifa without justifying repeated physical attacks on journalists

Journalists need to be able to cover public events without fear of physical attack. 

The accused FBI whistleblower indicted by Trump's DOJ allegedly leaked secret rules for spying on reporters

If alleged whistleblower Terry Albury did what he is accused of, journalists should consider him a hero.

Remembering John Perry Barlow, co-founder of Freedom of the Press Foundation and Internet pioneer. 1947-2018

John Perry Barlow, founder of Freedom of the Press Foundation, has passed away. 

A tribute to James Dolan, co-creator of SecureDrop, who has tragically passed away at age 36

In memory of computer security expert James Dolan, 1981-2017.