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10/28/1999
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Lucy A. Dalglish, a Minneapolis media attorney and former newspaper reporter, has been named Executive Director of The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. Dalglish, an award-winning First Amendment activist, will replace...
10/20/1999
Today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond (4th Circuit) to throw out most of the claims brought by the Food Lion grocery chain against ABC will help stop the dangerous trend in "newsgathering" lawsuits that try to execute an "end run...
10/14/1999
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announced today that it protests the expansive gag order signed by the Chief Judge of the Boulder District Court on October 13, 1999, which threatens any member of the public with prosecution for...
On Monday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the agency failed to act on a Freedom of Information request for records about the FBI...