freedom of the press

Time to Stand up for Journalists, for the Pursuit of Truth

Free Press, Journalist, Journalism

We must defend journalism and commit to the pursuit of truth, even when it means extra effort to separate it out from misleading and false information.
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Note to White House: You Don’t Get to Decide the “Rules,” Either

White House

Even as the White House restored the “hard pass” to CNN’s Jim Acosta, permitting him onto White House grounds, it promulgated some new, unrealistic rules for journalists.
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Sorry Mr. President — You Don’t Get to Choose

Acosta, CNN, Trump, free press, freedom of the press

Whoever told you that you should pull Jim Acosta’s security pass — or failed to tell you that you shouldn’t — was wrong.
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The Whereabouts of Missing Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Should Concern Us All

Jamal Khashoggi, free press

Where is Jamal Khashoggi? In the name of press freedom and what it means to us as citizens of the United States, we not only expect an answer, we demand it.
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What The Future Holds for Free Speech, Free Press

Freedom of Speech

A public discussion on the state of free speech and a free press will be held at the John Seigenthaler Center, on the Vanderbilt University campus, in Nashville, Tenn.
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#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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#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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