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Trevor Timm

Trevor Timm

Trevor Timm is a co-founder and the executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation. He is a writer, activist, and legal analyst who specializes in free speech and government transparency issues. He writes a weekly column for The Guardian and has also contributed to The Atlantic, Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, Harvard Law and Policy Review, PBS MediaShift, and Politico.


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Trump’s Ukraine Scandal Shows Why Whistleblowers Are So Vital to Democracy

Both Republican and Democratic lawmakers have consistently demonized people who share information with the press and public.

Trevor Timm ·


Devin Nunes Has a Cow, and Free Speech Is Endangered

The California congressman’s lawsuit against a cow parody account is ridiculous, but it’s also dangerous

Trevor Timm ·


Revealed: The Justice Dept's Secret Rules for Targeting Journalists With FISA Court Orders

This is critically important information at a time when press freedom has been under threat from the government, and its role in our democracy has never been more important

Trevor Timm ·


Trump Is Turning the Enemies of Civil Liberties Into Liberal Heroes

In going after the most egregious violators of American freedoms, the president has forced pundits to rush to their defense

Trevor Timm ·


The Government’s Argument That Reality Winner Harmed National Security Doesn’t Hold Up. Here’s Why.

The government did not produce one iota of public evidence to back up its claims

Trevor Timm ·


Trump's Justice Dept Escalates Its Disturbing Crackdown on Leaks by Seizing New York Times Reporter's Phone and Email Records

"That should be a grave concern to anyone who cares about an informed citizenry.”

Trevor Timm ·


Whatever You Think of the Trump-Russia Investigation, Whistleblower Reality Winner Deserves Your Support

Winner is caught between two camps — a whistleblower without a constituency.

Trevor Timm ·


The DNC’S Lawsuit Against WikiLeaks Poses a Serious Threat to Press Freedom

The theory of the suit would mean that any media outlet that publishes misappropriated documents or emails (exactly what media outlets quite often do) could be sued by the entity or person about which they are reporting

Glenn Greenwald ·

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