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09/11/2000
The U.S. Supreme Court should review a journalist's conviction under a pornography law, and grant him a new trial where he could argue to the jury that his actions were protected by the First Amendment, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the...
08/29/2000
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press today urged California Governor Gray Davis to sign AB 2101, a bill passed by the California legislature that would permit journalists greater access to prison inmates. The Reporters Committee noted...
08/11/2000
Photojournalists at next week's Democratic National Convention will not be able to cover any protests near the convention from the air because of rules imposing an aircraft ban around Staples Center.
08/08/2000
Every major political protest recently -- from World Bank meetings to the Elian Gonzales case to the Republican convention -- has had one thing in common: the arrest of, interference with or outright assault on journalists covering the news. To...
07/27/2000
Recent political protests over everything from World Bank meetings to the Elian Gonzales case have had one thing in common -- the arrest of, interference with or outright assault on journalists covering the news. To prevent or at least minimize...