U.S. Press Freedom Tracker

The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker

A database of press freedom incidents in the United States — everything from arrests of journalists and the seizure of their equipment to assaults and interrogations at the U.S. border. The Press Freedom Tracker documents incidents across the country, involving national, state and local authorities.

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  1. A vertical bar chart showing arrests of journalists in the united states as documented by the Tracker

    Arrests of journalists already doubled over last year

    As of this month, more journalists have now been arrested in 2024 than the last two years combined. Plus, four years after George Floyd’s death — and what it meant for media covering BLM.

    Written by
    Kirstin McCudden

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