Brave whistleblowers are being punished for saving lives during a pandemic

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 transparency cannot be a coronavirus casualty

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.

How journalists can work from home securely

Both the newsroom and individual journalists must make some changes to work from home securely.

The most dangerous press freedom issue of 2020 is Trump’s prosecution of Julian Assange

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.

How do newsrooms get their news tips? We reviewed over 80 news outlets

We looked at over 80 news sites to measure how different newsrooms can get sensitive tips from sources.

Freedom of the Press Foundation Releases its 2019 Impact Report

What we accomplished at Freedom of the Press Foundation in 2019, and how we plan on defending press freedom in 2020.

Over 40 press freedom and civil liberties groups denounce Brazil’s charges against Glenn Greenwald

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.

Our statement on Brazil's outrageous charges against journalist Glenn Greenwald

In an outrageous attack on press freedom, Glenn Greenwald has been charged with crimes for doing his job as a journalist.