Seth Stern

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Seth Stern is the director of advocacy at Freedom of the Press Foundation. He oversees FPF’s efforts to defend 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 in Chicago for over a decade. Before that, he worked as a reporter and editor in the Chicago and Atlanta areas. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.

Articles

Government refuses to learn its lesson on censorship

Recent news from LA and Tennessee shows latest examples of public officials’ cluelessness when it comes to journalists’ constitutional rights

11 years after Snowden revelations, government still expanding surveillance

New ‘spy draft law’ and ongoing retaliation against those who expose government secrets show there’s a long way to go in combating overreach

Settlement hasn’t stopped NYPD’s press abuses at protests

‘Catch and release’ arrests, kettling are among the problematic practices employed by officers responding to Israel-Gaza war protests