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Comments in response to the ongoing attacks on the free press by the President of the United States Donald Trump

Statement and comments by Fourth Estate Founder and Executive Director W. Jeffrey Brown in response to the ongoing attacks on the free press by the President of the United States, following the White House’s revocation of press credentials of CNN … Read More

Statement on Mailbombs Sent to News Organizations, Political Activists and Public Officials.

W. Jeffrey Brown , Executive Director of the Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation released the following statement today in response to the terrorist threats and explosives sent to media organizations, political activists and public officials. “We are experiencing a period … Read More

Updated statement on the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi

The following statement was released by the founder and executive director, Jeff Brown on the assassination of Saudi journalist – Jamal Khashoggi: “The confirmed killing of Jamal Khashoggi is deeply and truly troubling. Violence, or any act of terror, against … Read More

How to Pitch Us

We welcome news and feature pitches that pertain to news, journalism, media freedom and related topics. Here are a few things to know about us that may help in your efforts to pitch us. What Kinds of News Stories Do … Read More

Fourth Estate Denounces Conviction of Reuters journalists in Myanmar; calls for release

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

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