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12/09/2016
$450,000 grant will be used to provide journalists with pro bono legal assistance WASHINGTON – The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has been awarded a two-year grant totaling $450,000 from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur...
11/18/2016
Attorneys from the Reporters Committee and Time Inc. filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today challenging a district court’s refusal to unseal at least four documents from the 1999 settlement of a class action...
11/07/2016
Resending last week's notice: Several news media organizations are joining together to provide a legal hotline for reporters who encounter restrictions or threats of arrests while covering the election next Tuesday. The hotline can be reached by...
11/04/2016
Several news media organizations are joining together to provide a legal hotline for reporters who encounter restrictions or threats of arrests while covering the election next Tuesday. The hotline can be reached by phone (800-336-4243), email (...
10/07/2016
The Reporters Committee has added an additional fellow for 2016-17, joining those announced last week. Rachael Jones will be the new Jack Nelson/Dow Jones Foundation Legal Fellow, and will spend her fellowship year focused on issues regarding...