News Gathering

The Chilling Effect of Public Broadcasting Funding Cuts

The Chilling Effect of Public Broadcasting Funding Cuts

Does the government have a role to play in public broadcasting?

July 11, 2017 Access, News Gathering
Reporters Persona Non Grata at White House

Reporters Persona Non Grata at White House

Press blackouts began during the campaign of now-President Donald Trump and continue with overt exclusions and passing over reporter questions at target organizations.

May 17, 2017 Access, News Gathering
Are Media Blackouts the New Norm?

Are Media Blackouts the New Norm?

Gag orders or standard practice of administrations in transition?

States Move to Protect Journalist Sources

States Move to Protect Journalist Sources

Journalists have recently gotten a boost to use reporter’s privilege to keep news sources confidential.

April 19, 2017 Below the Fold, News Gathering, Subpoenas