Podcast

Views on First

What happens when social media collides with the First Amendment? 

Our Mission

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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Blog

TikTok’s Secret Sauce

Institute’s Jameel Jaffer Talks To "TMZ Live" about Meta's Decision to Reinstate Trump

Institute’s Jameel Jaffer Talks To Chris Hayes about the Broken U.S. Classification System

Issues

Privacy & Surveillance

Protecting the privacy vital to free thought and expression

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Featured

Pegasus spyware was used to hack reporters’ phones. I’m suing its creators

When you’re infected by Pegasus, spies effectively hold a clone of your phone – we’re fighting back

Free Speech & Social Media

Safeguarding the vitality and integrity of public discourse online

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Featured

Knight Institute Comments on Meta's Decision to Reinstate Trump

Says public has an overriding interest in hearing from political leaders

Transparency & Democracy

Ensuring access to information necessary for self-government

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Featured

New DOJ Regulations Are a Victory for Press Freedom, But More Work Remains

  

Event

Event

Spyware and the Press

A discussion about the threat that malicious surveillance technology poses to press freedom around the world

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Litigation

Lawsuit

Dada v. NSO Group

A case challenging the use of spyware against journalists

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Research

Quick Take

New “Lies” Essays Explore Investigative Deceptions, Conspiracy Theories, and Government Speech and Counterspeech

       

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Litigation

Amicus Brief

Moody v. NetChoice

Eleventh Circuit case challenging new law regulating social media platforms

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