In addition to Trump-linked Republicans mounting a smear campaign against murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, we now have Fox News contributors downplaying threats to freedom of speech in Saudi Arabia by claiming it’s not really that bad.
New documents obtained by The Intercept show that it’s possible for the government to use the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to get permission to spy on journalists in the U.S. (though not U.S. citizens). These requests require approval from high-ranking officials in the Justice Department, but the whole…
In a disgraceful blow to press freedom, a Myanmar judge on Monday convicted two Reuters journalists of violating state secrets and sentenced them to seven years in prison for their reporting on a massacre by government troops of 10 Rohingya men last year.
To the surprise of no one, Donald Trump proved once again his word is meaningless.
The past 24 hours have seen the Trump administration bend so far backwards to avoid actually speaking with members of the press that it would make even the most limber Cirque du Soleil performer jealous.
In case you hadn’t realized it, the country is being run by a bunch of pathetic, immature grade-school bullies.
Former U.S. Attorney Joe diGenova has become a popular go-to guy lately for Fox News and “deep state” conspiracy theorists hell-bent on disrupting the investigations of former members of the Trump campaign and their ties to Russia.
This week, Reporters Without Borders released its annual “World Press Freedom Index,” and the U.S. dropped two spots this year to number 45.
Despite having once promised reporters they’d “be happy” with his respect for the First Amendment during his administration, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that it’s “frankly disgusting” the press gets to report on any old news they want. Constitutional freedoms? Never heard of ‘em!