NewsGuild Statement on Senate Restrictions in the Capitol Building


New York, NY - The United States Senate is attempting to censor journalism and democracy's greatest safeguard - free press. New restrictions banning the accepted standard practice, which allows reporters to question and film Senators in the halls of the Capitol Building is yet another offensive attempt to silence the press. How can we allow this censorship to continue? Free press isn't a choice, it's the right of the American People. 

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