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08/15/2014
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press led a coalition of 48 national media organizations that sent a protest letter objecting to the treatment of reporters during the recent events in Ferguson, Mo., that followed the police shooting of...
08/14/2014
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has issued the following statement in response to the arrest of two journalists covering the protests in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday night: “The unwarranted arrest of reporters from The Washington...
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,...