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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...
06/14/2016
Reporters Committee Chairman David Boardman, dean of the School of Media and Communication at Temple University, today issued the following statement: "The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the nation’s premier organization...
06/07/2016
First Look Media has renewed a $100,000 grant to the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press to support a yearlong fellowship focusing on the legal issues affecting journalism and technology. The First Look Media Fellowship will be offered to a...
05/20/2016
David Yanofsky, a reporter for the Atlantic Media publication Quartz, has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit to compel the Department of Commerce to release databases containing information about foreign travel to and from the United States...
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...