Some questions for those who are cheering Gawker's demise
Gawker.com, the pioneering and controversial media blog, officially died yesterday. It was killed by billionaire Peter Thiel in his successful quest to bankrupt Gawker Media Group through a series …
Saving the Gothamist archives from journalism's 'billionaire problem'
We're releasing new software to create PDF archives of stories written by individual journalists formerly employed at DNAinfo or the Gothamist network of sites.
Archiving the alternative press threatened by wealthy buyers
Freedom of the Press Foundation is launching an online archives collection in partnership with Archive-It, a service developed by the Internet Archive to help organizations preserve online content. Our collection, focusing on news outlets we deem to be especially vulnerable to "billionaire problem," aims to preserve sites in their entirety before their archives can be taken down or manipulated.
Dangerous lawsuit against Greenpeace threatens news organizations and First Amendment
A harrowing lawsuit against Greenpeace threatens not only environmental advocacy, but also political speech and press freedom.
How corporations suppress disclosure of public records about themselves
Powerful corporations are increasingly deploying a diversity of tactics to subvert public records laws and prevent the disclosure of newsworthy documents about themselves.
Judge orders disclosure of funders of lawsuit against CNN
Ruling follows disturbing trend of wealthy and connected financiers attacking the press by bankrolling litigation.