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Journalism Is Under Unprecedented Assault

Recent controversies involving both Julian Assange and the San Francisco police show the First Amendment is under dire threat

San Francisco police chief Bill Scott. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty

In San Francisco — the supposed progressive bastion that holds itself up as the antithesis to President Trump — the local police, with the help…

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Trevor Timm

Trevor Timm

Trevor Timm is the executive director of Freedom of the Press Foundation. His writing has appeared the New York Times, the Guardian, and the Intercept.

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