The Royal Mounted Canadian Police are preventing journalists from covering members of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation’s opposition to the construction of a natural gas pipeline that would ...
Freedom of the Press Foundation releases its 2018 annual report, outlining our projects and programs, highlights of the year, and expansion plans for 2019.
In a decision that could have dangerous reverberations for press freedom, a federal district judge ruled last week that Esquire violated a copyright held by a Deutsche Bank vice president when it published his photo of Donald Trump crashing a stranger’s wedding at his New Jersey club.
The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker in 2018: Year two of documenting attacks on the press in the Trump era
The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker documented numerous attacks on journalists and press freedom rights across the country in 2018, from arrests to physical attacks and prosecutions of sources.
After the White House unilaterally revoked CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass last week, a federal judge has temporarily ordered the White House to reinstate it immediately.
Any Espionage Act prosecution also threatens journalists at the New York Times and Washington Post.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned yesterday, apparently at the request of President Donald Trump. During his two years in office, Sessions has used the power of the Justice Department to lead a crackdown on civil liberties and press freedom. As the ACLU remarked, Sessions “was the worst attorney general in modern American history."
Join us November 10 and 11 for a SecureDrop hackathon and a weekend full of talks, trainings, and privacy-preserving projects, in honor of computer scientist, activist, and friend Aaron Swartz.
The ability of the press to cover pipeline protests is critical—but some states are passing legislation that drastically escalates penalties for journalists who do so.