US AFRICOM Blacklists Reporter Nick Turse As “Not A Legitimate Journalist”

Journalist Nick Turse, who has reported extensively on US military operations in Africa, was recently told that he has been deemed “not a legitimate journalist” by AFRICOM, the US military [...]

Act To Protect Critical Independent Voices On The Internet

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

There really is a vast conspiracy to strangle radical dissent in the United States, under the broad heading of suppressing “Fake News” -- meaning reporting, analysis and advocacy that challenges [...]

The Biggest Secret

By James Risen, Theintercept.com -

BUNDLED AGAINST THE freezing wind, my lawyers and I were about to reach the courthouse door when two news photographers launched into a perp-walk shoot. As a reporter, I had witnessed this [...]

Journalists Who Relayed GOP’s Deficit Moaning Owe Us Apologies

By Adam Johnson, Fair.org -

Now that the Republicans’ brazen tax bill that the CBO predicts will add $1.4 trillion to the deficit has passed, yet again exposing “deficit concerns” by congressional Republicans as an empty [...]

Lee Camp Dissects NPR’s Propagandistic Attack Against Him

By Lee Camp, nakedcapitalism.com -

I never thought I’d be the target of an NPR attack piece. Through my twenties I even looked to NPR as an outlet full of good, progressive, thoughtful reporting – You know, the soothing voices [...]

Atrocious Anti-Wind Article Published; Devoid Of Scientific Evidence

By Brendan DeMelle, desmogblog.com -

Meanwhile, in the realm of scientific facts, the American Wind Energy Association, the main trade group representing the wind power industry, points to 25 scientific reviews that document the [...]

Judge Tells Jury: Informing Public May Be Criminal Conspiracy

By Jim Naureckas, fair.org -

Reporting the news can be punished as criminal conspiracy, federal Judge Lynn Leibovitz told jurors at the so-called J20 trial in Washington, DC, where journalists and protesters alike are [...]

Judge In J20 Case Drops Inciting Riot Charge

By Baynard Woods, therealnews.com -

The judge in the trial of six of the 193 people to face decades in prison under the federal Riot Act for protesting on Inauguration Day, dismissed one of the most serious charges Wednesday. Judge [...]

U.S. Media Suffered Most Humiliating Debacle In Ages

By Glenn Greenwald, theintercept.com -

Friday was one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time. The humiliation orgy was kicked off by CNN, with MSNBC and CBS close behind, with countless pundits, [...]

Reporters Without Borders Tries To Shut Down Press Event

By Brandon Turbeville, transcend.org -

By Brandon Turbeville for Transcend Media Service - 28 Nov 2017 – Self-proclaimed “press freedom watchdog” Reporters Without Borders launched a new campaign that it deemed of urgent importance – [...]

Lawsuit Sheds Light On Justice Department’s Surveillance Of Journalists

By Kevin Gosztola, mintpressnews.com -

By Kevin Gosztola for Mint Press News - The Justice Department has twenty-seven ongoing leak investigations, according to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. That is a staggering number, and now, the [...]

Media Freedom Threatened Throughout The World

By Staff of Article 19 - “For the first time, we have a comprehensive and holistic overview of the state of free of expression and information around the world. Unfortunately, our findings show [...]

How Unicorn Riot Covers The Alt-Right Without Giving Them A Platform

By Baynard Woods, cjr.org -

By Baynard Woods for CJR - Three members of Unicorn Riot were in a rental car headed to Charlottesville the night before the August 12 white supremacist rally when one of them, Wendy Parker, [...]

Harvard Experiment Finds Large Effects From Small News Outlets

By Jason Alcorn, mediashift.org -

By Jason Alcorn for Media Shift - Even small publishers have a large effect on the national discourse, according to a new paper published in Science on the effects of news. “Exposure to the news [...]

Charges Against Journalists Covering Inauguration Protest

By Chip Gibbons, www.rightsanddissent.org -

By Chip Gibbons for Defending Rights & Dissent - Defending Rights & Dissent was joined by a number of press freedom groups, including Freedom of the Press Foundation, Free Press, Pen America, and [...]