We outline important decisions for newsrooms when setting up Signal tiplines
Police raid on Marion County Record underscores digital security threats to media orgs.
Both the newsroom and individual journalists must make some changes to work from home securely.
A study of mob censorship of journalists, and how media organizations and platforms are responding.
What journalists can do to better manage digital security for sources when reporting on abortion.
Source protection is a paramount concern for journalists in every beat. Platforms like SecureDrop and apps like Signal allow you the ability to securely and privately speak with whistleblowers to break important stories. Beyond protecting the confidentiality of these conversations, however, is the concern for the metadata, or data about data, that identifies who you’ve been talking to.
Journalistic work often depends on transcription services for creating written logs of recorded audio, from assisting in research to captioning videos to publication of interviews. But uploading audio to a transcription service means giving a copy of that — sometimes sensitive — recording over to a company.
Today, we're launching an interactive digital security platform and free clinic for filmmakers.
At Freedom of the Press Foundation, we assist journalists on their digital security habits to help them work more safely and sustainably. So we take it a little personally when …
In journalistic work, email introduces needless risk. But it's also tough to avoid. We must think through when and how to switch to different channels.