FAW Public Forum: Media Leak Investigations and the First Amendment
Watch our panel discussion with the Reporters Committee's Gabe Rottman, and two Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalists–Ellen Nakashima from The Washington Post & Charlie Savage from The New York Times–to talk about the history of media leak investigations and their impact on press freedom.
Two Free Press Groups Try To Block Attempt to Reveal Confidential Source
Two free expression groups, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP) and the Media Legal Defence Initiative, filed […]
Judge Issues Protective Order for LA Times Reporters in Ongoing Lawsuit Against LA County
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled that journalists at the Los Angeles Times do not have to disclose the […]
San Francisco Police Chief Apologizes For Raid On Journalist’s Home and Office
Police raided the home and office of a San Francisco freelance videographer in connection with an investigation over a leaked police report. The freelancer, Bryan Carmody, had received the leaked report which included salacious details of the events surrounding the sudden death of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi. First Amendment advocates contend that the search violates California Shield Law.
Newspaper Challenging RI Judge In Federal Court For Banning Juror Contact
The Providence Journal is moving a First Amendment complaint against a Superior Court judge to federal court for declaring a […]