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