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Statement in support of the Fallen Journalists Memorial

Released: June 24th, 2019 02:37 PM

Proposed legislation - expected to be introduced this week - seeks to create a permanent memorial in Washington DC that ...




Statement in Response to Raid By Australian Authorities on Journalist and Offices of the of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

Released: June 06th, 2019 01:46 PM

"It is extremely disturbing that the Australian Federal Police would conduct such a raid on a legitimate news organization engaged ...




The Fourth Estate Announces the Creation of the Office of Journalism Advocate

Released: April 04th, 2019 07:19 AM

Announcing the appointment of Alan Sunderland to the newly created Office of Office of the Journalism Advocate.




Statement on Georgia Legislation Seeking to Establish Government Controlled Oversight of the Free Press

Released: April 03rd, 2019 01:15 PM

Fourth Estate's Executive Director - W. Jeffrey Brown - issued the following statement in response to Georgia House Bill 734 ...




Statement on Government Targeting of Journalists

Released: March 07th, 2019 08:52 AM

Fourth Estate Executive Director W. Jeffrey Brown issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Government detaining, monitoring, and ...




Fourth Estate to Launch Virtual Private Network (VPN) for Members

Released: March 06th, 2019 11:02 AM

The Fourth Estate to offer VPN access to all members and staff with a valid Fourth Estate member ID and ...




Response to Supreme Court decision in Fourth Estate v. Wall-Street

Released: March 04th, 2019 10:36 AM

Today, the Supreme Court issued a long awaited decision in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation v. Wall-Street.com and resolved a ...




Statement on the exclusion of members of media from covering aspects of the Trump/Kim summit

Released: February 27th, 2019 07:39 AM

The following statement was released by W. Jeffrey Brown, the founder and executive director of the Fourth Estate, today following ...




Fourth Estate launches Secure Communications Platform

Released: January 15th, 2019 01:14 PM

Fourth Estate needed a highly secure application for group messaging for our global editorial and technical staff. So we made ...




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

Released: November 08th, 2018 10:05 AM

Statement and comments by Fourth Estate Founder and Executive Director W. Jeffrey Brown in response to the ongoing attacks on ...




Fourth Estate Statement on Jamal Khashoggi

Released: October 11th, 2018 01:22 PM

The following statement was released by the founder and executive director, Jeff Brown today on the disappearance and suspected assassination ...




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

Released: September 05th, 2018 09:00 AM

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation is calling on Myanmar’s government to immediately release jailed journalists, Wa Lone (aged 32), ...




Fourth Estate Introduces New Member Benefits

Released: August 03rd, 2018 07:59 AM

The Fourth Estate has introduced two new member benefits.




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

Released: July 02nd, 2018 10:36 PM

The United States Supreme Court yesterday granted a petition for certiorari in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation v. Wall-Street.com LLC ...




Call for Speaker and Webinar Proposals

Released: May 26th, 2018 07:47 AM

Do you have an idea for a webinar that would be appropriate for the Fourth Estate community? If so, we ...




Fourth Estate and the GDPR

Released: May 25th, 2018 07:56 AM

We have updated our Privacy Policy effective May 25, 2018 to comply with the new European General Data Protection Regulation ...




New Benefits for Fourth Estate Members

Released: March 26th, 2018 04:12 PM

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation is pleased to announce a suite of new discounts and benefits for all categories ...




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

Released: March 25th, 2018 10:51 AM

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation supports California Representative Eric Swalwell's (CA-15) legislation to protect journalists from physical attack.




Fourth Estate Launches Free Uncensored, Privacy Protected DNS Service

Released: January 01st, 2018 11:25 PM

Fourth Estate PBC unveiled a free, uncensored, privacy protected DNS service for journalists and public interest news organizations.




Journalism Conference 2018 – Call for Speakers

Released: July 18th, 2017 12:01 PM

We are seeking proposals on topics related to news and journalism industries, diversity and accessibility, innovation, etc, for the 2018 ...




Fourth Estate Launches “Off the Record”

Released: July 05th, 2017 11:18 AM

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation (Fourth Estate) has announced the beta launch of Off the Record, an online social ...




Fourth Estate Adds Four New Members to Journalism Advisory Board

Released: June 27th, 2017 11:24 AM

MIAMI, FLORIDA: June 27, 2017 —The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation is proud to announce that four new industry leaders ...




A Free Press Must Remain Free

Released: June 13th, 2017 11:36 AM

June 13, 2017 – The Fourth Estate condemns the censorship of Al-Jazeera by the Arab Gulf States governments. By impeding ...




Fourth Estate Supports Knight First Amendment Institute’s Call for Removing Twitter Blocks

Released: June 07th, 2017 03:00 PM

June 7, 2017 (Miami) – The Knight First Amendment Institute has sent a letter to the White House demanding that ...




Fourth Estate Creates Citizen Advisory Board

Released: June 07th, 2017 11:46 AM

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation has formed a Citizen Advisory Board to collaboratively advocate for the interests of the ...




The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation Will Appeal Eleventh Circuit Ruling in Fourth Estate vs Wall-Street.com and Jerold D. Burden

Released: May 19th, 2017 11:56 AM

May 19, 2017 (Miami) – The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta, Georgia issued its ...




Fourth Estate names college journalism award in honor of late journalist, educator and mentor Steve Buttry

Released: February 21st, 2017 12:05 PM

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation today announced the establishment of the Steve Buttry Award for College Journalism.




Journalist, Educator and Innovator Steve Buttry Dies at aged 62

Released: February 20th, 2017 12:08 PM

Steve Buttry, a valued friend to journalism and an advisor to the Fourth Estate died yesterday of pancreatic cancer at ...




Being a Member of the Fourth Estate just got a little more rewarding

Released: December 22nd, 2016 08:18 PM

We’ve partnered with national benefits administrator Abenity to secure exclusive members only perks and discounts worth thousands of dollars in ...




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

Released: May 31st, 2015 09:00 AM

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation today announced that it has signed on to a multi-organizational open letter to G20 ...