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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...
05/10/2017
On Tuesday, West Virginia Capitol Police arrested Public News Service Reporter Dan Heyman in the state capitol building. Heyman was attempting to ask questions of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price as Price entered a closed-door...
05/05/2017
On May 23, 2017, at the Pierre Hotel in New York, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press will hold its annual gala and present its Freedom of the Press Awards recognizing career achievements in protecting press freedom.   ...