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the us press freedom tracker follows abuses of journalists to help stop them

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the us press freedom tracker follows abuses of journalists to help stop them

you likely remember that, in may, then congressional candidate greg gianforte body-slammed a reporter for the guardian for asking too many questions. you may not have heard, though, that as part of gianforte's ultimate settlement, montana's newly elected representative made a $50,000 donation to the committee to protect journalists. and now that money has been funneled directly into the us press freedom tracker, a newly launched website that intends to document press freedom violations in a place that hasn't historically required it: the united states.after finding out about gianforte's unexpected donation, joel simon, executive director of the committee to protect journalists, called up ...