Journalism Protections

Cornyn Rips Schumer's Media 'Shield Law'

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Sen. Chuck Schumer’s “Free Flow of Information Act” is, “totally inconsistent with the notion of a free press and the First Amendment,” Sen. John Cornyn said.

Obama's FCC Wants to ‘Investigate’ Newsrooms, Stifle Free Press

Fox News Staff

The Obama administration’s FCC wants to send ‘investigators’ into newsrooms in order to ‘study’ how newsers decide what news to cover, and how they pick their stories, which is sparking concern among congressional Repubs. and conservative groups.

WTimes Sues DHS Over Reporter Raid

Kellan Howell, Washington Times

The Washington Times and a former journalist, Audrey Hudson, sued the Dept. of Homeland Security, accusing agents of illegally seizing reporting notes during the execution of a search warrant in an unrelated case.