12/15/2017
On Friday, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit sided with the Reporters Committee and the Associated Press, overturning a district court ruling in their Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the FBI and the Department of Justice...
12/13/2017
On Wednesday, Cook County Judge Vincent M. Gaughan quashed a subpoena that could have required reporter Jamie Kalven to disclose information about his confidential sources in the trial of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. Van Dyke is charged...
12/07/2017
On Monday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press named Rick Blum as its first policy director. In his new role, he will oversee the Reporters Committee’s policy agenda, including on key issues like reporter’s privilege,...
12/06/2017
Global concerns about the spread of misinformation online have increased following reports that the Russian government fabricated news stories to interfere with the United States presidential election.   This concern has led to numerous...
12/05/2017
On Tuesday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and 18 other media organizations filed a brief in support of reporter Jamie Kalven’s motion to quash a subpoena.  Kalven is being subpoenaed to testify in the trial of Chicago...