Press Freedom

The president is suggesting that Elliott Management -- led by GOP megadonor Paul Singer -- violate press freedom at CNN.
A federal judge dismissed the suit on behalf of student Nick Sandmann after the Post wrote about his confrontation with a Native American activist earlier this year.
A deal to not share reporting from Iran on BBC Persian has angered staffers who see it as complicity with a government that imprisons, tortures and kills journalists.
Amal Clooney, the famed human rights lawyer, attacked President Donald Trump for going after journalists and press freedoms in the United States.
The human rights lawyer called out world leaders for a "collective shrug" to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
“What kind of thin skin does this man have?" the Senate minority leader asked after the president griped about his once-favorite network.
Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was arrested on drug charges. His news outlet thinks it may be an effort to silence him.
Press freedom advocates warn the government's latest charges could have dangerous implications for journalism.
The police chief said they are investigating the reporter as a “co-conspirator” in a leaked police report about Public Defender Jeff Adachi’s death.
In the last year, journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, an extremist mailed pipe bombs to CNN, and a gunman targeted the Capital-Gazette newsroom.
The platform’s new policy will disproportionately affect women and sex workers.
The 2019 World Press Freedom Index downgraded the U.S. three spots to 48 out of 180 countries in terms of a free press.
The charges against the WikiLeaks founder bring up huge First Amendment issues.
Philippine officials first arrested Ressa, executive editor of Rappler, in February — among a series of attempts to stifle the site's reporting on Duterte’s war on drugs.
“The White House is not in a position to tell the media what to do," the former "Fox & Friends" co-host said.
The One Free Press Coalition will publish a monthly list of 10 journalists whose press freedoms need the "most urgent" attention.
Reporters from several outlets, including The Associated Press, Reuters and Bloomberg, were excluded from the event.
Long a target of President Rodrigo Duterte, Ressa was arrested Wednesday in the latest attempt to silence her and her news site, Rappler.
Julie Banderas blasted the president while defending her colleagues John Roberts and Gillian Turner on Twitter Monday.
"I’m not in the censorship business,” the House speaker said.