09/08/2014
(New: Listen to the oral arguments via the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals website.) On Tuesday, Sept. 9, news media lawyers are slated to argue for disclosure of court documents concerning a secret investigation into alleged illegal coordination...
09/05/2014
Five young lawyers have begun fellowships at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, where they will play an active role in the organization’s work on behalf of individual journalists’ rights and press freedom generally. The...
09/03/2014
Katie Townsend, a former litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP, has joined the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press as its first litigation director. In this new post, Townsend will oversee freedom...
09/02/2014
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and 24 news organizations have asked the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) to investigate whether journalists’ confidential sources and other newsgathering is being compromised...
08/28/2014
The publisher of The Intercept earlier this week called on the Missouri attorney general to launch an investigation into the arrest of reporter, Ryan Devereaux, during last week's protests in Ferguson, Mo. First Look Media detailed how Devereaux...