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07/12/2016
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press will again run dedicated hotlines offering free legal aid to journalists who may face arrest, detention or other official obstacles while covering the Republican and Democratic political conventions,...
07/11/2016
(Updated to include all Executive Committee elections.) David Boardman, dean of the Temple University School of Media and Communication, was elected chair of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press by members of the organization's...
06/22/2016
In testimony prepared for the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Executive Director Bruce Brown tells lawmakers that the time has come to enact a federal...
06/14/2016
Reporters Committee Chairman David Boardman, dean of the School of Media and Communication at Temple University, today issued the following statement: "The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the nation’s premier organization...
06/07/2016
First Look Media has renewed a $100,000 grant to the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press to support a yearlong fellowship focusing on the legal issues affecting journalism and technology. The First Look Media Fellowship will be offered to a...