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03/18/2016
The Reporters Committee today released a summary of Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland's decisions as an appellate judge that concern the First Amendment and Freedom of Information Act. Some of the key cases that affect journalists include...
03/10/2016
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press will present its 2016 Freedom of the Press Awards to Eve Burton and the Office of General Counsel for Hearst and to Alberto Ibargüen and Eric Newton of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation...
02/11/2016
The American Society of News Editors and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press are pleased to announce the 11th annual Sunshine Week initiative, March 13-19. Special projects and events are already planned around the nation to mark this...
02/10/2016
Attorneys from the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, LLP are helping an education reporter push back against the New York City Department of Education (“DOE”), which has stonewalled the...
01/28/2016
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and 24 news organizations have written to Florida lawmakers urging them to reject two bills that would "substantially weaken Florida's Public Records Law" and "undermine the state...