Reporters Committee launches Local Legal Initiative in Oklahoma to expand legal support for local investigative, enterprise journalism

Oklahoma lawyer KatieBeth Gardner joins the Reporters Committee as Local Legal Initiative attorney in the state The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announced today the launch of the Oklahoma Local Legal Initiative, an ambitious program that expands legal support for local news and is already underway in Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Oregon and Colorado. KatieBeth … More Reporters Committee launches Local Legal Initiative in Oklahoma to expand legal support for local investigative, enterprise journalism

RCFP highlights resources in lieu of protest coverage, Tulsa Trump rally

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press will be monitoring their legal hotline on Saturday, June 20 in lieu of the Trump rally and can help connect journalists with an attorney in Tulsa if they are arrested. The webform in this link is the recommended way to reach them during weekday business hours, but in an … More RCFP highlights resources in lieu of protest coverage, Tulsa Trump rally

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

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announces Local Legal Initiative launch in Oklahoma

Local Legal Initiative will place lawyers in total of five states including Oklahoma to provide local news organizations with pro bono legal support The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announced today that it will launch its Local Legal Initiative this year in Colorado, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Tennessee to provide pro bono legal … More Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announces Local Legal Initiative launch in Oklahoma

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press launches Local Legal Initiative

A growing number of local and regional news organizations and journalists lack the legal support they need to pursue enterprise and investigative stories in their communities. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is helping to change that.  With generous support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Reporters Committee is expanding … More Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press launches Local Legal Initiative