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01/18/2017
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press wants to reminds journalists that our legal hotline service is available if they find they need legal assistance during the events surrounding the Presidential Inauguration this week. The hotline can...
01/13/2017
More than 50 journalists, lawyers, media rights advocates, and First Amendment stakeholders came together yesterday with a common interest in protecting freedom of the press and securing rights granted by the First Amendment.  In discussing top...
01/09/2017
Sen. Jeff Sessions, who will appear before the Senate tomorrow for his confirmation as Attorney General of the United States, has over the years taken positions on a number of issues affecting journalists and media organizations, according to a...
01/09/2017
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press today issued a statement on the death January 7 of Nat Hentoff. A former columnist for The Village Voice and The Washington Post as well as other media outlets, Hentoff served on the committee’s...
12/15/2016
Transcripts of witness testimony from a historic 1942 grand jury investigation of the Chicago Tribune are now public, following a lengthy court battle to unseal them.  The testimony was part of an investigation that arose out of a Tribune...