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.
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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.
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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 …
The environment in the U.S. surrounding digital security threats to journalists is evolving. What should journalists do to better protect themselves, sources, and colleagues from escalating digital security threats?
While there is now little evidence of U.S. election malfeasance, there's still so much more we can do.