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.

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We defend the freedoms of speech and the press in the digital age through strategic litigation, research, and public education.

We promote a system of free expression that is open and inclusive, that broadens and elevates public discourse, and that fosters creativity, accountability, and effective self-government.

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Transparency & Democracy

Ensuring access to information necessary for self-government

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Featured

Knight Institute, ACLU, and More than 40 Organizations Call on Biden Administration to Embrace a More Open Government

Letter proposes steps the administration could take immediately

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

Blog

Blog

Former Guantánamo Detainee Celebrates Biographical Film, The Mauritanian, As Victory Over Secrecy

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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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Blog

Blog

Creator Logic: It's like Uber but for culture

The original gig economy returns online

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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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