Freedom of the Press

#DefendPressFreedom campaign launched ahead of midterm elections

RSF, Reporters Without Borders, Vote

The Freedom Forum Institute and the Newseum have joined Reporters Without Borders in a campaign to encourage voters to ask their congressional candidates where they stand on press freedom.
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‘Enemies of the people?’ Simply, plainly — ‘no.’

IFA, camera, journalist, journalism

Most journalists put their personal preferences aside in doing their job, looking for a good story regardless of political implications.
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#FREEAUSTINTICE

Austin Tice, free press

August 14, 2018 marks six years since American journalist Austin Tice went missing in Syria.
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Trump’s Heightened Attacks on the Media are an Affront to the First Amendment

Free Press, Journalist, Journalism

Yesterday, David Kaye, UN special rapporteur and IACHR special rapporteur, Edison Lanza, issued a joint statement.
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The First Amendment was Meant for Times Like Now

Fighting Fake News: How to Outsmart Trolls and Troublemakers

The First Amendment’s protections of a free press were not intended to simply be nice words on parchment or on stone.
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Five dead, more hurt at Annapolis newspaper – a sad, sad story

Annapolis, Capital Gazette

“Enemies of the people?” No. Journalists are “the people.”
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New Website Tracks Press Freedom Abuses in the U.S.

Press Freedom Tracker

The Newseum Institute partnered with the Committee to Protect Journalists, the Freedom of the Press Foundation, and others to launch the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker.
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Newseum to Rededicate Its Journalists Memorial During June 5 Ceremony

The memorial will be updated with the names of 14 journalists who died in pursuit of the news in 2016.
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