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TODAY: Join us at 2pm ET on Twitch! We'll discuss what we know about law enforcement access to WhatsApp users' metadata, and how to design the right secure communication strategy for your needs. Catch you in chat soon! twitch.tv/freedomofpress
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Freedom of the Press retweeted
"The 56 journalists arrested or detained in the United States in 2021 approaches the combined totals of 2017, 2018, and 2019 — an alarming indicator of the state of press freedom, according to a new report released by the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker."
More than 50 journalists arrested or detained while on the job in the US in 2021 freedom.press/news/report-mo…
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Skip that overly expensive, holiday-themed coffee this morning, and chip in to support Freedom of the Press Foundation! Any donations that come in before Dec. 31st will be DOUBLED up to $100,000. freedom.press/donate/
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Great public records reporting by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reveals Missouri state officials already knew what a million people would later tell them: reporting on a vulnerability doesn't make you a "hacker," despite the Governor's bogus accusations stltoday.com/news/local/govt…
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TOMORROW: Our digital security team will be live on Twitch, covering how law enforcement accesses WhatsApp users' metadata. We'll close out the show with a heartwarming segment on the media that inspired us to do the work we do. Come hang! twitch.tv/freedomofpress
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MATCH GIFT ANNOUNCEMENT: A few of our most loyal supporters have promised to match donations up to $100,000 to encourage our supporters to make a year-end gift to @FreedomofPress! Donate here and they will match, dollar-for-dollar, until December 31st! freedom.press/donate/
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Freedom of the Press retweeted
12/7 @ 11am ET join frmr Shorenstein Fellow, @columbiajourn professor emerita & @npr's 1st Moscow bureau chief Ann Cooper in conversation with @ccepoi and @khomenok about lessons learned from building independent news media in post-Soviet countries shorensteincenter.org/new-ev…
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“Whistleblowers also have a hard time finding new employment as they are blacklisted as ‘troublemakers.’ And over the course of the complaint and legal process, they not only risk losing income, but also often face insurmountable legal fees.” latimes.com/opinion/story/20…
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As another year comes to a close, we're reflecting on just how much whistleblowers brought critical information to the public in 2021. Help us make the world safer for them in 2022: freedom.press/donate/
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MATCH GIFT ANNOUNCEMENT: A few of our most loyal supporters have promised to match donations up to $100,000 to encourage our supporters to make a year-end gift to @FreedomofPress! Donate here and they will match, dollar-for-dollar, until December 31st! freedom.press/donate/
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