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AP CHIEF CALLS PHONE RECORDS SEIZURE “UNCONSTITUTIONAL”

May 20, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

In perhaps the strongest condemnation ever delivered by the Association Press against an action by a U.S. administration, the AP’s president and CEO on Sunday called the seizure of AP phone records last year “unconstitutional” and maintained that the action has already had chilling consequences for press freedom. Appearing on CBS’s Face the Nation, the […]

FEDS ADMIT GRABBING AP PHONE RECORDS

May 14, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The Associated Press on Monday charged that the Justice Department engaged in a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into its news gathering activities by obtaining the outgoing telephone records of its reporters and editors in New York, Washington and Hartford, CT in April and May of 2012. In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, AP […]