01/19/2018
Lawyers for journalist Aaron Cantú filed a motion Friday to dismiss charges stemming from his arrest while covering the Inauguration Day protests on Jan. 20, 2017.   Cantú, who now works for the Santa Fe Reporter, was...
01/18/2018
On Thursday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Davis Wright Tremaine, joined by a coalition of 40 media organizations, submitted a friend-of-the-court brief to the United States Supreme Court in United States v. Microsoft. The...
01/17/2018
On Tuesday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press opposed the efforts of the City of Charlottesville and two Virginia agencies to dismiss a lawsuit seeking police safety and operations plans for the “Unite the Right” rally...
01/09/2018
Stronger anti-SLAPP laws protect press freedom from frivolous but costly legal threats   President Donald Trump’s legal threats against the publisher and author of the most recent insider account of the White House may strike a...
12/15/2017
The “right to be forgotten” remains fresh in the minds of free press advocates as the European Union’s top court considers whether an order from the French data privacy authority requiring Google to delete certain links from...