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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,...
12/05/2017
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...
11/27/2017
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and a coalition of 33 media organizations sent a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urging him to sign into law a bill that will strengthen New York’s Freedom of Information Law. For...
11/21/2017
On Tuesday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Time Inc. won a lawsuit to secure the unsealing of four court documents from the 1999 settlement of a class action lawsuit relating to the construction of Trump Tower. ...