Analysis

How America Can Deliver Justice for Jamal Khashoggi

The intelligence report released today concludes that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince was likely responsible for the journalist’s murder. That can’t be the end of the story.

By Jameel Jaffer & Joel Simon

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Creator Logic: It's like Uber but for culture

Issues

Transparency & Democracy

Ensuring access to information necessary for self-government

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Featured

Knight Institute and Reporters Committee Urge Attorney General Garland to Ensure Compliance with the Freedom of Information Act

Groups lay out steps for newly confirmed attorney general to take now

Free Speech & Social Media

Safeguarding the vitality and integrity of public discourse online

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Featured

A Third Federal Appeals Court Addresses Social Media Blocking

Agrees that public officials who use social media accounts to further their official duties must comply with the First Amendment

Privacy & Surveillance

Protecting the privacy vital to free thought and expression

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Featured

Clearview AI’s First Amendment Theory Threatens Privacy—and Free Speech, Too

Drawing the line around what is protected by the First Amendment is more challenging than you might think

Research Project

Essay Series

The Tech Giants, Monopoly Power, and Public Discourse

An essay series addressing the tech giants' power to shape public discourse

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Analysis

Analysis

Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court’ Faces Its First Major Test

The questions are bigger than whether Trump should have been suspended.

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Advocacy

Who’s Afraid of Free Speech?

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Litigation

Lawsuit

Knight Institute v. Trump

A lawsuit challenging President Trump's blocking of critics on Twitter

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