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Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

FBI Admits To Impersonating AP Reporter, Writing Fake Article

AP | CHRIS GRYGIEL | Posted 11.07.2014 | Media

SEATTLE (AP) — The FBI's creation of a fake news story and impersonation of an Associated Press reporter during a criminal investigation undermine m...

The Difference Between Fact and Fiction

Murray Fromson | Posted 10.24.2014 | Media
Murray Fromson

Turn on CNN any Sunday morning and its principal programs most likely will intrigue you, particularly if you are watching Fareed Zakaria, Brian Stelter and their casts of articulate and intelligent characters who 'analyze' or have an opinion about 'the news.'

Shining the Light on Press Freedom Worldwide

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics
Rep. Adam Schiff

While progress is being made on the press freedom front, we've also seen that the percentage of people worldwide who enjoy a free media environment has fallen to its lowest point in more than a decade.

Fox News Reporter Fighting To Shield Sources

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 04.02.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A Fox News Channel reporter will fight any attempt to force her to reveal her sources for a story about Colorado theater shooting suspect Ja...

Senate, White House Reach Agreement On Reporter Protections

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The White House, key senators and media representatives have reached a compromise on legislation to protect reporters from being fo...

Vienna Declaration: Press Freedom and Security Compatible in Fight Against Terrorism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Security and press freedom can coexist, with the free flow of information recognized as the best weapon against terrorism, international media experts argued in a final declaration published this week.

Top News Outlets Protest Off-The-Record Briefings

Editor & Publisher | Joe Strupp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK A joint letter from a group of news outlets and journalism organizations -- ranging from The New York Times to Reporters Committee for Freedo...