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05/05/2017
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is thrilled to announce new support from the Ford Foundation. The Ford Foundation is committing $300,000 over two years toward RCFP’s work to provide legal services for journalists and news...
04/04/2017
On Tuesday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announced new grants from the Barr Foundation and Heising-Simons Foundation totaling $450,000.    “A free press stands as one of the cornerstones of American...
03/30/2017
The International Documentary Association (IDA) and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP) are partnering to support documentary filmmakers funded through IDA’s Enterprise Documentary Fund.    Supported by the...
03/27/2017
WASHINGTON – On Monday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Democracy Fund announced a new partnership to expand litigation services for nonprofit newsrooms and independent journalists, and to strengthen legal support for...
03/08/2017
On Monday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and the Society of Professional Journalists filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in Weaver v. Massachusetts.    On its surface, the case concerns a claim of...