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08/04/2017
On Friday, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice would increase its pursuit of investigations into unauthorized disclosures. In his statement, he said he would also revisit internal DOJ guidelines...
08/02/2017
Today, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press joins more than 20 press freedom organizations announcing the launch of the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, a new nonpartisan website dedicated to documenting press freedom abuses across the...
07/20/2017
On Wednesday, a court in France referred a case over the “right to be forgotten” to the top court in the European Union. The case is centered on a question of whether citizens of one country, in this case France, can demand that search...
07/02/2017
On Sunday, President Donald Trump made a public statement on Twitter that glorified physical violence against members of the press. Bruce Brown, executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, made the following statement:...
05/25/2017
Statement from Reporters Committee Executive Director Bruce Brown: Just one day after the Reporters Committee raised nearly $2 million dollars to protect press freedom in the U.S., we see why these resources are so badly needed. A candidate for the...