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Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

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...