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White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham

Federal Judge Orders White House to Restore Brian Karem’s Press Credentials

"...The present record indicates that Grisham failed to provide fair notice of the fact that a hard pass could be suspended under these circumstances," U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras wrote in his opinion.

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Conservative Think Tank Sues Wisconsin Governor For Denying Access To Press Briefings

Democratic Governor Tony Evers is being sued in federal court by MacIver Institute of Public Policy, a conservative think tank, […]

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Liberty Bell Philadelphia

Philadelphia City Officials Sued for Ban on Audio Recording in Bail Hearings

A Philadelphia-based nonprofit and an independent journalist have sued officials in Pennsylvania’s First Judicial District for banning audio recording in […]

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Migrant children at Mexican border

FOIA Suit Filed Over Secret Government Database

An NBC affiliate in San Diego and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press filed a suit under the […]

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Film producer Harvey Weinstein leaves court in Manhattan

Media Organizations Seek Access To Transcript of Closed Weinstein Hearing

Both the prosecution and the defense in Harvey Weinstein's case want a critical hearing set for Friday to take place behind closed doors, citing Weinstein's right to a fair trial. Now, 14 major news organizations are fighting for open access, asking a judge to keep the hearing open to the press and the public.

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Donald Trump

BBC Cameraman Shoved By Trump Supporter During Rally In El Paso, Texas

A man in a red “Make America Great Again” hat shoved and yelled at a BBC cameraman during a Trump […]

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Trump Directed Press Sec. Sanders ‘Not To Bother’ Holding Daily Briefings

President Trump declared in a tweet that he has told White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to stop holding […]

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Knight Institute Sues Intelligence Agencies Over Release Of Records on Khashoggi Killing

The Knight First Amendment Institute is suing U.S. intelligence agencies to learn if they complied with a “duty to warn” […]

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