Here's how to share sensitive leaks with the press
Thinking about securely leaking information to news organizations? This guide will show you how.
How journalists can work from home securely
Both the newsroom and individual journalists must make some changes to work from home securely.
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.
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.
Trump, in crisis mode, tweets his 2000th attack on the press
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend daily life, President Donald Trump accelerated smearing the press on Twitter, reaching 2,000 negative tweets about the media in a string of insults …
How’s newsgathering during COVID-19 at the state level? Depends on the governor.
Journalists covering state responses to the coronavirus pandemic are hampered as officials reduce seating in briefing rooms, introduce unreliable technology and, in some cases, refuse real-time questions.
Supreme Court goes live in the age of COVID, and rules on press freedom issues
The Supreme Court will take the unprecedented step of broadcasting its oral arguments for two weeks beginning today, enacting in response to the coronavirus pandemic a measure that government transparency advocates have demanded for years.
First steps for online safety
The environment in the U.S. surrounding digital security threats to journalists is evolving. What should journalists do to better protect themselves, sources, and colleagues from escalating digital security threats?