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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...
05/23/2017
On Tuesday, at the Freedom of the Press Awards, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announced a $1 million gift — the largest personal contribution in the organization’s 46-year history — from Amazon Chief Executive...
05/16/2017
The New York Times has published a story with details of a memo written by former FBI Director James Comey documenting a conversation he had with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office in February. The memo was shared with senior FBI officials...