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03/13/2018
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press welcomes Gabe Rottman as the first director of the new Technology and Press Freedom Project. In this role, Gabe will oversee the Reporters Committee’s work at the intersection of press freedom...
03/01/2018
On Thursday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and a coalition of news media organizations moved to intervene in a lawsuit brought by the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association seeking to prevent the release of police body camera...
02/27/2018
On Tuesday, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that an order barring the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Associated Press from disseminating or reporting on an anonymized autopsy record for a victim from the Oct. 1 Las Vegas mass shooting is an...
02/26/2018
On Friday, the Washington state legislature approved an “emergency” secrecy law exempting itself from Washington’s Public Records Act.    David Boardman, Chairman of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of Press,...
02/02/2018
On Friday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University urged a federal judge to deny a request from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection,...