Use state law to shield newsrooms and reporters from police raids

Federal law limits searches and seizures of journalistic materials, but state law can give even greater protections.

New guide helps journalists know their rights when police come knocking

Guide responds to confusion (at best) among law enforcement and judges evidenced by recent raids of newsrooms and journalists' homes in Kansas and Florida

Press freedom after Marion

FPF spoke with the Lawfare podcast about the police raid on the Marion County Record and protections for journalists

Police use victims’ rights law to hide from scrutiny

Journalists and the public need to know officers’ identities to hold them accountable for their official actions

All eyes are rightfully on Marion, but these ten other press freedom violations also deserve attention

The raid in Kansas was uniquely egregious but it was far from the only newsworthy recent attack on the press

Now is the time to stand with the Marion County Record. Here's how.

Three ways you can support the Marion County Record and press freedom

FPF statement on withdrawal of Kansas search warrant

Authorities finally did the right thing, but the Record never should have been raided in the first place

Outrageous raid in Kansas underscores need for newsroom encryption

Newsrooms must adapt to the new reality that police might ignore the law and Constitution and seize their equipment

Press coalition to courts: Don’t walk back pandemic-era access

Federal courts should continue remote audio access to trials and hearings for public and press

FPF statement on alarming police raid of Kansas newspaper

Equipment seizures could stop local paper from publishing