NEFAC demands White House return credential to CNN reporter, uphold First Amendment rights of press

New England First Amendment Coalition

The Trump Administration revoked the press credential of CNN reporter Jim Acosta — an unprecedented move the New England First Amendment Coalition considers unconstitutional, a threat to all journalists covering the White House and an infringement on the public’s right to know about its government.

Source:  http://nefac.org/news/nefac-demands-white-house-return-credential-to-cnn-reporter-uphold-first-amendment-rights-of-press/

U.S. Dept. of Justice plan to reconsider subpoena guidelines threatens journalism and the public’s right to know

NEFAC

The New England First Amendment Coalition on Friday expressed strong concern over plans by the U.S. Department of Justice to revisit internal guidelines intended to protect journalists against federal subpoenas.

Source: http://nefac.org/news/u-s-dept-justice-plan-reconsider-subpoena-guidelines-threatens-journalism-publics-right-know/ 

NEFAC troubled by Trump tweet on flag burning, ‘dangerous misunderstanding’ of First Amendment

New England First Amendment Coalition

The New England First Amendment Coalition is deeply troubled by President-Elect Donald Trump’s recent statement calling for the imprisonment or loss of citizenship of those who burn the American flag. While Trump’s comments may reflect the feelings of many citizens, they perpetuate a dangerous misunderstanding …

Source: nefirstamendment.org/news/nefac-troubled-trump-tweet-flag-burning-dangerous-misunderstanding-first-amendment/