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09/26/2016
Adam Marshall has been named the first Knight Litigation Attorney at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. This full-time staff position, funded by a grant from the James S. and John L. Knight Foundation, will focus on litigation...
09/15/2016
David Boardman, chairman of the steering committee of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, issued the following statement today related to a report by the Department of Justice's Inspector General on the FBI's impersonation of...
08/10/2016
In response to the disturbing number of clashes and threats of violence against the news media during the presidential primaries, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has launched a service to track and, when appropriate, respond to...
08/02/2016
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is conducting a survey of journalists and news organizations on a "Release to One, Release to All" policy under the federal Freedom of Information Act. Generally, the policy calls for...
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,...