Journalist Blinded By Cops Speaks Out

Journalist and photographer Linda Tirado was standing near a police line in Minneapolis May 29, covering the George Floyd protests engulfing the city. All of a sudden, her face “exploded” in [...]

Online And Independent: The Future Of Journalism Is Already Here

By Andrew Tarantola, Engadget. -

The modern news industry is in crisis. For years, formerly stalwart publications have been bought up, hollowed out, and sold for scrap by predatory (and often utterly incompetent) venture capital [...]

Fortress On A Hill: Interview With Robert ‘Bob’ Scheer

By Danny Sjursen, Fortress on a Hill. -

All right, well, hey, listeners, we have another really solid interview today. And I guess we're kind of running the old TruthDig circuit right now. We had Chris Hedges last week, who some of you [...]

San Francisco To Pay $369,000 For Police Raid Of Journalist’s Home

By Nicholas Iovino, -

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – The city of San Francisco will pay $369,000 to settle claims over its police raid on a journalist’s home and office this past May, an action condemned by press advocates as [...]

Journalist Abby Martin Sues State Of Georgia Over Law Requiring Pledge Of Allegiance To Israel

By Alan Macleod, -

After refusing to sign a pledge of allegiance to the state of Israel, the state of Georgia shut down a media literacy conference featuring journalist and filmmaker Abby Martin at Georgia Southern [...]

Brazilian Judge Delays “For Now” Decision On Indictment Of U.S. Journalist Greenwald

By Anthony Boadle , -

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian judge indicted six people accused of hacking the phones of prosecutors in the country’s biggest corruption case on Thursday, but held off “for now” on accepting [...]

Is Assange Covered By The Same Constitutional Rights As U.S. Citizens?

By Angel Fox, -

The U.S. government is attempting to set a dangerous precedent not only against journalists but its own Constitution by stating in last Thursday’s Assange hearing. They say that Julian Assange [...]

The Assange Precedent: The Spark That Lit The Fire In The War On Journalism

By Nozomi Hayase, -

At the hearing on Thursday, at Westminster in London, the timetable for Julian Assange’s US extradition case was worked out. Assange’s US legal teams made an application to have the extradition [...]

Assange Extradition Hearings Scheduled As Assault On Press Freedom Spreads

By Nozomi Hayase, -

At the hearing on Wednesday, at Westminster in London, the timetable for Julian Assange’s U.S. extradition case was worked out. Assange’s U.S. legal teams applied to have the extradition hearing [...]

Snowden Warns Targeting Of Greenwald And Assange Shows Governments ‘Ready To Stop The Presses—If They Can’

By Jessica Corbett, -

In an op-ed published Sunday night by the Washington Post, National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden connected Brazilian federal prosecutors' recent decision to file charges against [...]

Over 40 Press Freedom And Civil Liberties Groups Denounce Brazil’s Charges Against Glenn Greenwald

By Parker Higgins, -

In an open letter today, more than 40 press freedom and civil liberties groups strongly condemned the “cybercrime” charges against Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald and demanded [...]

The Empire’s War On Oppositional Journalism Continues To Escalate

By Staff, -

It is not surprising that Brazil is advancing the same war on journalism we’ve been seeing in the US, UK, Australia and France. With the election of the overtly fascist Jair Bolsonaro in October [...]

Media Elites To Assange: Fight For Your Own Hide

By Ted Galen Carpenter, -

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange languishes in a British prison awaiting probable extradition to the United States to stand trial for violating the Espionage Act of 1917. Ironically, he is [...]

Newsweek Journalist Resigns Over Suppressed OPCW Report

By Caitlin Johnstone, -

A Newsweek journalist has resigned after the publication reportedly suppressed his story about the ever-growing OPCW scandal, the revelation of immensely significant plot holes in the [...]

Hong Kong Reporters Injured At Protests – In France

By Alex Lo, -

It’s always good for reporters to have a chance to work overseas, even if it’s just on a temporary assignment. It broadens your professional experience and mental horizon. Sadly, reporting duties [...]