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Assange's Espionage Act Charge Sets Up A Fight Over The First Amendment
Press freedom advocates warn the government's latest charges could have dangerous implications for journalism.
San Francisco Police Claim Journalist Whose Home They Raided 'Committed A Crime'
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.
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Celebrating World Press Freedom Day Is More Important Than Ever
In the last year, journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, an extremist mailed pipe bombs to CNN, and a gunman targeted the Capital-Gazette newsroom.
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Instagram’s Shadow Ban On Vaguely ‘Inappropriate’ Content Is Plainly Sexist
The platform’s new policy will disproportionately affect women and sex workers.
U.S. Press Freedom Gets Labeled 'Problematic' For The First Time
The 2019 World Press Freedom Index downgraded the U.S. three spots to 48 out of 180 countries in terms of a free press.
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What Julian Assange's Arrest Means For Freedom Of The Press
The charges against the WikiLeaks founder bring up huge First Amendment issues.
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Journalist Maria Ressa, Target Of Rodrigo Duterte, Arrested For Second Time This Year
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.
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'The View' Co-Host Abby Huntsman Rebukes Trump Campaign's Media Memo
“The White House is not in a position to tell the media what to do," the former "Fox & Friends" co-host said.
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New Press Coalition Starts '10 Most Urgent' List Of Journalists Under Attack
The One Free Press Coalition will publish a monthly list of 10 journalists whose press freedoms need the "most urgent" attention.
White House Bars Some Reporters From Trump-Kim Dinner In Vietnam
Reporters from several outlets, including The Associated Press, Reuters and Bloomberg, were excluded from the event.
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After Arrest, Pioneering Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa Resolves To 'Hold The Line'
Long a target of President Rodrigo Duterte, Ressa was arrested Wednesday in the latest attempt to silence her and her news site, Rappler.
Fox News Anchor Goes Off On Donald Trump: 'Bullying Journalists Is Not Presidential'
Julie Banderas blasted the president while defending her colleagues John Roberts and Gillian Turner on Twitter Monday.
Nancy Pelosi Says Rashida Tlaib's 'Motherf**ker' Comment No Worse Than Trump
"I’m not in the censorship business,” the House speaker said.
Journalists Will Press The Times Square Ball Drop Button On New Year's
“In one of the world’s most famous public squares it is fitting to celebrate free press and free speech as we reflect on where we’ve been during the past year and what it is we value most as a society," Times Square Alliance President Tim Tompkins said.
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Why A Raccoon Climbing A Skyscraper Was The Perfect Metaphor For 2018
Being a journalist in 2018 has felt a lot like climbing a building while the nation watches, waiting for you to fall.
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The Tucker Carlson Boycott Isn’t Censorship. It’s Fighting Speech With Speech.
Those who argue otherwise are letting Fox News off the hook.
John Bolton Won't Listen To The Khashoggi Tape Because It's In Arabic
"Unless you speak Arabic, what are you going to get from it?" Trump's national security adviser said.
Twitter Users Are Condemning Trump Again For His Treatment Of Reporter April Ryan
Trump responded to the veteran White House reporter's question by pointing at her and turning away.
CNN's Brooke Baldwin Fiercely Defends Black Female Journalists After Trump's Outbursts
The CNN anchor stood up for White House reporters April Ryan, Abby Phillip and Yamiche Alcindor, and called for respect from the president.
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Trump On Racist Ads: A Lot Of Things Are Offensive, Like Reporters' Questions
The president was asked whether found an anti-immigration ad that Fox, CNN, and NBC pulled to be offensive.
Anderson Cooper Slams Trump's Hypocritical Call For Unity
The CNN host reminded the president of his routine attacks against the media.
Saudi Arabia Is Wrapping Up Its Jamal Khashoggi Investigation, But More Credible Alternatives Remain
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Fundamental questions remain about the journalist's death after the kingdom's Friday night announcement, and it's unlikely Saudi critics abroad will be satisfied.
Violent Protests Erupt In India As Ancient Hindu Temple Opens Up To All Women
Many conservative women joined the crowds at Kerala’s Sabarimala to protest a court decision opening the temple to women of any age.
Trump Calls Media The ‘Enemy Of The People.’ Maybe The Saudis Took Him Literally.
Jamal Khashoggi’s fate may be tied to the president’s habit of attacking the press, now mimicked by autocrats worldwide.
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Donald Trump Is Complicit In Jamal Khashoggi's Likely Death. So Are Many Others.
Marc Lamont Hill
The Trump administration's enabling of the Saudi state and incitement against the press is partly to blame for Khashoggi's fate.
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'Complicit' Mike Pence Blasted Over 'Freedom Of The Press' Defense Tweet
"Ironic post of the day, award winner!"
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