News and Announcements

Fourth Estate Introduces New Member Benefits

The Fourth Estate has introduced two new member benefits. White House Press Pool Reports. Fourth Estate members may receive to White House presidential press pool reports & releases, as they are filed, directly to their email. Fourth Estate Discuss,  is … Read More

The Fourth Estate supports H.R. 4935: The Journalist Protection Act

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation supports California Representative Eric Swalwell’s (CA-15) legislation to protect journalists from physical attack. HR-4935 aka ‘Journalist Protection Act‘ , makes it a federal crime to intentionally cause bodily injury to a journalist affecting interstate … Read More

US Supreme Court Grants Review for Certiorari in Fourth Estate v Wall-Street

The US Supreme Court Grants Review for Certiorari in Fourth Estate v. Wall-Street.com LLC … Read More

Statement on Annapolis Capital Gazette Newsroom Shooting

We are shocked and deeply saddened that anyone would seek to ruthlessly target members of the working press with deadly violence. … Read More

Wide Variety of Journalism Conferences Abound Throughout Remainder of 2018

The reach and importance of journalism is ever expanding throughout the world and conferences, workshops and even meetups have been formed, and are being created, for journalists of all types to learn from, grow and enjoy. Here is a look … Read More

Fourth Estate Becomes Signatory to #G20openletter: Joint Call to G20 Leaders

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation today announced that it has signed on to a multi-organizational open letter to G20 countries that seeks to put people at the center of the digital future. “We are delighted to become a signatory … Read More

Calls for Webinar and Speaker Proposals

Fourth Estate calls for webinar and speaker proposals … Read More

Fourth Estate and the GDPR

We have updated our Privacy Policy effective May 25, 2018 to comply with the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) going into effect on this date. GDPR requires that businesses provide people in Europe with more transparency and control … Read More

Fourth Estate Releases NewsML Parser for WordPress

We’ve released a WordPress plugin, which allows news websites to auto-publish content that has been provided to them in the NewsML or NewsML-G2 format to their website without the need for expensive and complex software programming. Jeff Brown, the founder … Read More

#DeleteFacebook

We’ve decided that Facebook isn’t good for us, isn’t good for journalism and likely not good for society. Facebook is no longer just a ‘social network’ — it has become algorithmic and manipulative and is a company that we can … Read More