freedom of the press

State Dept. retaliates against NPR after blowup with Mike Pompeo

State Dept. retaliates against NPR after blowup with Mike Pompeo

The Department of State is being accused of retaliating against National Public Radio over a report that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blew up at one of its reporters over questioning about
Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip

Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip

The White House granted TruNews, a right-wing Christian site, press credentials for the president’s Davos trip after its founder’s remarks calling impeachment a “Jew coup.”
Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip

Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip

The White House granted TruNews, a right-wing Christian site, press credentials for the president’s Davos trip after its founder’s remarks calling impeachment a “Jew coup.”
Reporters Face New Threats From the Governments They Cover

Reporters Face New Threats From the Governments They Cover

The cases against Julian Assange and Glenn Greenwald may be models for a crackdown.
Indonesia Releases U.S. Journalist Detained Over Visa Issue

Indonesia Releases U.S. Journalist Detained Over Visa Issue

The authorities had threatened a yearslong prison sentence for Philip Jacobson, who was jailed for three days. He is likely to be deported soon, but his movements remain restricted.
Indonesia Releases U.S. Journalist Detained Over Visa Issue

Indonesia Releases U.S. Journalist Detained Over Visa Issue

The authorities had threatened a yearslong prison sentence for Philip Jacobson, who was jailed for three days. He is likely to be deported soon, but his movements remain restricted.
Indonesia Releases U.S. Journalist Detained Over Visa Issue

Indonesia Releases U.S. Journalist Detained Over Visa Issue

The authorities had threatened a yearslong prison sentence for Philip Jacobson, who was jailed for three days. He is likely to be deported soon, but his movements remain restricted.
Glenn Greenwald in Bolsonaro’s Brazil: ‘I Trigger a Lot of Their Primal Rage’

Glenn Greenwald in Bolsonaro’s Brazil: ‘I Trigger a Lot of Their Primal Rage’

The American journalist has found himself at the center of another political firestorm, this time over press freedom in Brazil.
Brazil Calls Glenn Greenwald’s Reporting a Crime

Brazil Calls Glenn Greenwald’s Reporting a Crime

He’s faced continual threats since revealing that leaked texts showed illegal activity by a judge who helped clear the path for Jair Bolsonaro’s election.
Want to Criticize Singapore? Expect a ‘Correction Notice’

Want to Criticize Singapore? Expect a ‘Correction Notice’

How an all-controlling state silences dissent by claiming to protect free speech.
Even C-SPAN Is Piqued: Senate Puts Limits on Trial Coverage

Even C-SPAN Is Piqued: Senate Puts Limits on Trial Coverage

The Senate will control the cameras during the impeachment trial, limiting what viewers see, and reporters will be confined to roped-off areas.
Even C-SPAN Is Piqued: Senate Puts Limits on Trial Coverage

Even C-SPAN Is Piqued: Senate Puts Limits on Trial Coverage

The Senate will control the cameras during the impeachment trial, limiting what viewers see, and reporters will be confined to roped-off areas.
China Releases #MeToo Activist Who Covered Hong Kong Protests

China Releases #MeToo Activist Who Covered Hong Kong Protests

Huang Xueqin, who spoke critically of China’s restrictions on free speech, spent nearly three months in detention on charges of “provoking trouble.”
NY Times reporter rips Trump for telling Iran to 'let reporters roam free' while calling US press 'enemy of the people.' Reporter gets slammed.

NY Times reporter rips Trump for telling Iran to 'let reporters roam free' while calling US press 'enemy of the people.' Reporter gets slammed.

After President Donald Trump tweeted a warning and appeal to the leaders of Iran over the weekend to not kill their protesters and to leave their reporters alone, New York Times' White House
The President and the Publisher

The President and the Publisher

In February, the publisher of The New York Times questioned President Trump in the Oval Office about his attacks on the press. Their rare exchange is still relevant almost one year later.
After Another Year of Trump Attacks, ‘Ominous Signs’ for the American Press

After Another Year of Trump Attacks, ‘Ominous Signs’ for the American Press

Threats of ‘retribution,’ more accusations of ‘fake news’ and the end of the White House briefing made 2019 the darkest yet for journalists in the Trump era.
After Another Year of Trump Attacks, ‘Ominous Signs’ for the American Press

After Another Year of Trump Attacks, ‘Ominous Signs’ for the American Press

Threats of ‘retribution,’ more accusations of ‘fake news’ and the end of the White House briefing made 2019 the darkest yet for journalists in the Trump era.
Pollak: House Democrats Violated the First, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments in Impeachment Inquiry

Pollak: House Democrats Violated the First, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments in Impeachment Inquiry

In pursuing a partisan case for impeachment, Democrats have also violated several cherished amendments in the Bill of Rights.
Woman Charged After Spilling Soda on Reporter’s Head

Woman Charged After Spilling Soda on Reporter’s Head

A county commissioner in Georgia was hosting a budget meeting when his wife spilled a cup of soda and ice on the reporter’s head. She has been charged with disorderly conduct and simple battery.
Did Schiff Poke a Hole in the First Amendment?

Did Schiff Poke a Hole in the First Amendment?

We can’t excuse an abuse of power just because it supports our side.