SABEW First Amendment Initiative

SABEW has launched an important initiative through our First Amendment Committee. Our goal is to accomplish several things:

  1.  Advocate for SABEW members and for the press (broadly defined). Too often, journalists are experiencing serious risks and threats, both externally and internally. The threats include verbal attacks and reduced access from government, violence abroad and continued disruption of news media business models.
  2.  Explore training and events related to press freedom, transparency and access to data.
  3.  Release public statements when appropriate.

Recent Public Statements

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SABEW Observes World Press Freedom Day

SABEW Stand With Evan

SABEW Echoes Support for Wall Street Journal Reporter Evan Gershkovich on Solemn Anniversary

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SABEW First Amendment Committee to Watch Five Key Issues in 2024

Gershkovich Moscow Jail Extension Renewal

SABEW condemns Russia’s detention extension of WSJ reporter Evan Gershkovich

Government Shutdown

SABEW calls on Congress to fully fund the federal government, avoid data disruption

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SABEW celebrates successful asylum appeal for Mexican journalist after 15 years

Recent Public Statements, continued



Read First Amendment release archives from 2017-2022.

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