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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,...
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...