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 [...]

Slap This! New Yorkers Rally In Support Of Ahed Tamimi

By Jesse Rubin, -

During rush hour Friday, more than 100 people gathered under the hallowed arches of Grand Central Terminal’s Main Concourse to protest the detention and likely conviction of 16-year-old [...]

Act To Protect Critical Independent Voices On The Internet

By Glen Ford, -

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, -

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 [...]

Environmental Justice Suffered Setbacks In 2017

By Phil McKenna, -

Humvees with heavily armed county, state and federal agents rolled into what remained of the Oceti Sakowin protest camp in North Dakota in early 2017. With a U.S. Department of Homeland Security [...]

Israel Indicts Palestinian Teen Activist Ahed Tamimi

By Jaclynn Ashly, -

Bethlehem, occupied West Bank - Israeli authorities are seeking 12 charges against Ahed Tamimi, a prominent 16-year-old Palestinian activist filmed slapping and kicking two Israeli soldiers in [...]

The Permanent Lie, Our Deadliest Threat

By Chris Hedges, -

The most ominous danger we face does not come from the eradication of free speech through the obliteration of net neutrality or through Google algorithms that steer people away from dissident, [...]

6 People Accused Of Rioting At Inauguration Acquitted On All Counts

By Steven Nelson, -

A Washington jury acquitted four women and two men of rioting and property destruction charges Thursday, dealing a blow to prosecutors bringing similar cases against nearly 200 others. The six [...]

Controversial Inauguration Protest Prosecution Ends In Not Guilty Verdicts

By Ryan J. Reilly, -

All six defendants in a crucial trial involving demonstrators arrested during President Donald Trump’s inauguration were found not guilty of all charges on Thursday. The trial of the six [...]

Gov Attempting To Criminalize J20 Protest Group As A Whole

By Sam Adler-Bell -

IT’S BEEN A BLEAK year for the 194 protesters, medics, and journalists facing multiple felony charges stemming from their arrest surrounding Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on January [...]

Judge Tells Jury: Informing Public May Be Criminal Conspiracy

By Jim Naureckas, -

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 [...]

2017 – A Year In Courage

By Staff, -

As we approach the end of a year that saw increased threats on freedom of the press, right-wing governments on both sides of the Atlantic launch attacks on civil liberties, and the continued [...]

Infiltration And Intense Law Enforcement At Standing Rock Camp

By Will Parrish, -

AS LAW ENFORCEMENT officers advanced in a U-shaped sweep line down North Dakota Highway 1806 last October, pushing back Dakota Access opponents from a camp in the pipeline’s path, two sheriff’s [...]

Fascism In America: A Preventable Danger

By Richard E. Rubenstein, -

By Richard E. Rubenstein for TRANSCEND Media Service - Over the past few months, the possibility of a fascist America has moved from the realm of academic speculation to that of common concern. [...]

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 [...]