Losing the News: The decimation of local news and the search for solutions

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Julian Assange freed after five years in high security prison

“We are hugely relieved that Julian Assange is finally free – a long overdue victory for journalism and press freedom. He never should have spent a single day deprived of his liberty for publishing information in the public interest” – RSF

“Why do they hate us so much?” Discriminatory censorship laws harm education in Florida

The state’s actions have created an environment of censorship and discrimination in classrooms that harms education for all Florida students but is especially hostile in its impact on Black Floridians and LGBTQ Floridians.

Russia: U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich to stand trial on 26 June

“The start of Gershkovich’s trial comes after he has already spent more than 14 months behind bars for no other reason than his work as a journalist … Russian authorities must immediately release [him] and drop all charges against him” – CPJ