NYCLU Sues NYPD Over Arrest for Filming Stop-and-Frisk

The New York Civil Liberties Union today filed a federal lawsuit challenging the NYPD’s unlawful arrest of a Brooklyn woman for recording a stop-and-frisk encounter in her Brooklyn neighborhood.

Lawsuit Affirms Right to Film Police in Suffolk County

April 11, 2012 —  The New York Civil Liberties Union, the law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) today filed a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging Suffolk County’s policy and practice of obstructing the First Amendment right of the press and the public to record and gather news about […]

Obama’s White House has interesting press policy

The NY Times blog uncovers some ironic press practices at the White House.

Al-Zaidi’s trial set for Thurs. Dec. 31st, 2008

Update: SAVE THE DATE: December 29th demonstration in D.C. in  support of Muntadhar: here. KW: Please help me keep vigil over the eloquent, shoe-throwing hero, Muntadhar Al-Zaidi. The Prime Minister of Iraq (who is a friend of George Bush’s) has created unique and wild accusations to try to smear Al-Zaidi. I keep seeking petitions and […]

Government intimidation of media surrounding RNC condemned

Story about the over 60,000 letters written to St. Paul elected officials, asking them to drop all charges against journalists arrested around the RNC: Letters Protesting Journalist Arrests at RNC Delivered Today in St. Paul. By Dave Astor. Published: September 05, 2008 Another great story about the need for freedom of the press: RNC: Media […]

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