Censoring the news won’t keep kids safe

The Kids Online Safety Act will encourage platforms to remove news content, and that’s bad for everyone — including children.

The hidden press implications of the Supreme Court’s social media cases

Two new cases about the First Amendment rights of social media platforms to moderate content could have big consequences for journalists and the news media

Deferred prosecution agreements silence and extort journalists

Authorities chill press freedom when they condition dropping baseless charges on journalists agreeing to behave and paying fines

Judge gets it wrong in censoring the Post-Dispatch

An unconstitutional order once again extends a prior restraint on newspaper

‘Cop City’ indictment threatens press freedom

Reckless charges cite everything from publishing zines to holding press conferences as components of protesters' purported conspiracy

Financial censorship harms press freedom

GoFundMe blocked a publisher and won’t say why. Payment processors should be transparent about decisions to freeze or ban accounts

Dozens of civil society groups oppose congressional censorship law

Dozens of civil society and press freedom organizations have opposed a new proposal that would allow members of Congress to compel online censorship of certain information

Don’t give Congress a censor’s pen

A new proposal would harm journalism by empowering Congress to require removal of information about lawmakers from the internet

In allowing NC journalist convictions, judge gets the Constitution backward

No, arresting protesters does not require cops to also arrest journalists

Journalists, whistleblowers, and activists must be protected from SLAPPs

A patchwork of state laws and the lack of a federal anti-SLAPP law leave free expression vulnerable to chilling lawsuits