Martin Shelton

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Dr. Martin Shelton is the Principal Researcher at the Freedom of the Press Foundation, conducting user research and overseeing security editorial. As a UX researcher he previously worked with Google Chrome, and the Coral Project at the New York Times, where he learned from journalists and at-risk groups about their security concerns. In a former life, he was a disaffected academic and earned his Ph.D. at the University of California at Irvine.

Articles

Our Digital Security Team discusses arrests of U.S. journalists in 2020

Freedom of the Press Foundation recently released a report detailing a record number of arrests throughout 2020 based on comprehensive data gathered by the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, a …

U.S. election security incidents were minimal — and now it gets messy

While there is now little evidence of U.S. election malfeasance, there's still so much more we can do.

Security considerations for confidential tip pages

How journalists can safely make the most of their confidential tip pages.