PEN America partners to launch free journalists’ safety, health webinar series staring June 11

PEN America in partnership with the Committee to Protect Journalists, International Women’s Media Foundation, Freedom of the Press Foundation, and Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma have developed a free webinar series on journalists’ safety and health that starts June 11. Amid sustained protests against police brutality in recent weeks, the US Press Freedom Tracker is investigating over 380 press … More PEN America partners to launch free journalists’ safety, health webinar series staring June 11

RCFP makes recommendations for press freedom, government transparency during COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is outlining recommendations for journalists, legislators, and courts to ensure the press and public’s right of access to government information and proceedings is protected while entities take necessary steps to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The Reporters Committee will continue to update … More RCFP makes recommendations for press freedom, government transparency during COVID-19

NAJA denounces attacks on press freedom following arrest threats by RCMP

NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association stands with “Ricochet Media – Public Interest Journalism” in their condemnation of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s (RCMP) removal and eight-hour detention of journalist Jerome Turner on Friday. Turner was covering raids at the Gidimt’en checkpoint in unceded Wet’suwet’en territory. His movement was limited by RCMP, his … More NAJA denounces attacks on press freedom following arrest threats by RCMP