Bill to counter drone misuse threatens journalism

A new bill to protect against drone attacks would let the government take aim at the press

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

Congress can end warrantless spying on journalists and other Americans

Surveillance law Section 702 shouldn’t be renewed without significant reforms

Secret science laws limit access to research records

Denying the press and public access to records isn’t the right way to protect academic freedom

Sunlight on social media: Government officials’ posts should be public records

A new decision from Pennsylvania unnecessarily complicates the public’s right to know about government business conducted on social media

Congress: Don’t let jet owners cover their tracks on the taxpayer dime

Protect press and public access to private jet flight data

Government is at its most innovative when ducking transparency

Agencies are increasingly emboldened to preempt records requests with closure rules

Return cameras to C-SPAN control and restore transparency

FPF, Demand Progress and more than 40 organizations urge the House to return control of the cameras to C-SPAN to serve the public

Judges can now censor the internet on the taxpayer dime

Congress gifts judges unprecedented and unconstitutional powers.