If Our Free Press is Silenced, American Freedom No Longer Exists
You have a right to be informed, no matter what kind of information is important to you.
But right now, your right to know what’s happening in the world around you is being threatened. These threats come in many forms, but one of the biggest is taking your right to know for granted.
What would America become without access to the information that is crucial to our daily lives? We’re already losing access to some of it. Learn more about the threats and how you can protect your right to know. Because to remain free, we must be informed.
How much do you know about press freedom?
Spread The Word
- Invite people to take the Press Freedom Quiz.
- Use #ProtectPressFreedom on social media to:
- Acknowledge threats
- Show your support
- Highlight great reporting
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Keep press freedom alive by supporting your local news outlets.
- Read, watch, listen to, and share local news
- Subscribe to local news
- Sign up for local news outlets’ newsletters
Get to know the Press Freedom Coalition
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Provides pro bono legal representation, support, and resources to protect First Amendment freedoms and the newsgathering rights of journalists.
Committee to Protect Journalists
Promotes press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists to report the news freely and safely without fear of reprisal.