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06/07/2016
First Look Media has renewed a $100,000 grant to the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press to support a yearlong fellowship focusing on the legal issues affecting journalism and technology. The First Look Media Fellowship will be offered to a...
05/20/2016
David Yanofsky, a reporter for the Atlantic Media publication Quartz, has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit to compel the Department of Commerce to release databases containing information about foreign travel to and from the United States...
03/18/2016
The Reporters Committee today released a summary of Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland's decisions as an appellate judge that concern the First Amendment and Freedom of Information Act. Some of the key cases that affect journalists include...
03/10/2016
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press will present its 2016 Freedom of the Press Awards to Eve Burton and the Office of General Counsel for Hearst and to Alberto Ibargüen and Eric Newton of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation...
02/11/2016
The American Society of News Editors and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press are pleased to announce the 11th annual Sunshine Week initiative, March 13-19. Special projects and events are already planned around the nation to mark this...