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09/23/2014
The Reporters Committee and eight news organizations are asking the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to abandon a proposal to allow only consumer complaint narratives from those “opting in” to be posted on its online database. In...
09/23/2014
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press sent a letter on behalf of 44 news organizations to the Justice Department urging officials to include police interaction with and release of information to the press and public in the investigation...
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...