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08/27/2015
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and The Associated Press are asking the U.S. district court in Washington, D.C. to require the Justice Department and the FBI to comply with the Freedom of Information Act and release records...
08/18/2015
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, joined by 38 other news outlets and media organizations, has sent a letter to St. Louis County officials protesting the recent filing of criminal charges against two reporters over incidents that...
07/23/2015
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has launched an interactive, online map charting the policies of more than 100 police departments and laws in nearly every state regarding public access to police body camera videos. "In the past...
06/11/2015
Pierre Thomas, chief justice correspondent for ABC News, was elected to a second term as chairman of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press by the group's Steering Committee. David Boardman, dean of the Temple University School of...
06/11/2015
Grand jury testimony from a 1942 Espionage Act investigation of the Chicago Tribune will be unsealed after a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled in favor of an effort for access to the information led by the...