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07/15/2014
Pierre Thomas, senior justice correspondent for ABC News, was elected Tuesday as chair of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press by the organization’s Steering Committee. Immediate past chair Saundra Torry, editorial writer and...
07/11/2014
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press yesterday filed an amicus brief critical of a federal court’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit stemming from the New York City Police Department’s systematic, undercover surveillance of...
07/11/2014
John Seigenthaler, former editor and later publisher of The Tennessean in Nashville and founder of the Newseum Institute’s First Amendment Center, died Friday at age 86. Former Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Chairman Tony Mauro,...
06/20/2014
U.S. Supreme Court justices traveled the globe, spoke at symposia on bankruptcy and baseball and collectively held assets in the tens of millions of dollars, according to annual financial disclosure reports released today and obtained by the...
06/02/2014
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press issued the following statement by Executive Director Bruce D. Brown in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to hear an appeal by New York Times reporter James Risen, who sought to...