Seth Stern




Seth Stern is the Director of Advocacy at Freedom of the Press Foundation. He oversees FPF’s efforts to defend and protect press freedoms and stand up for journalists and whistleblowers who have been denied their rights. Prior to joining FPF, Seth practiced media and First Amendment law at the Chicago law firm Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd. (FVLD). He remains affiliated with FVLD on an “Of Counsel” basis. He also chairs the Chicago Bar Association’s Media and Entertainment Law Committee and the American Bar Association TIPS Media, Privacy and Advertising Law Committee. Before law school, Seth worked as a reporter and editor in the Chicago and Atlanta areas. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.


Unconstitutional TikTok ban would open the door to press censorship

Speculation about spying can’t justify restraining speech

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

Protect press and public access to private jet flight data

Congressional hearing on Twitter Files shows why conservatives need the PRESS Act

It’s not just the “liberal media” that needs protection from politicians pressuring journalists to burn sources