The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the importance of whistleblowers to a free and unfettered press. Throughout this emergency, it has been whistleblowers playing a critical role in informing the general public and forcing governments to make important public health decisions.
Government agencies from the local to federal level are failing to live up to their legal transparency obligations even as the stakes for access to relevant information are at an all-time high.
Both the newsroom and individual journalists must make some changes to work from home securely.
The extradition process for Julian Assange has officially gotten underway. When the charges were originally revealed last year, Freedom of the Press Foundation led the charge in denouncing them, and we were joined by the unanimous voices of the civil liberties and press freedom community.
Brazilian prosecutors appeal judge’s order, refuse to drop criminal charges against journalist Glenn Greenwald
Brazilian authorities have appealed a federal judge’s ruling that rejected criminal charges against Glenn Greenwald. The charges stem from an investigative series documenting corruption among top officials in Brazil.
We looked at over 80 news sites to measure how different newsrooms can get sensitive tips from sources.
What we accomplished at Freedom of the Press Foundation in 2019, and how we plan on defending press freedom in 2020.
In an open letter, more than 40 press freedom and civil liberties groups strongly condemned the "cybercrime" charges against Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald.
In an outrageous attack on press freedom, Glenn Greenwald has been charged with crimes for doing his job as a journalist.