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61 GROUPS CHARGE OBAMA REGIME THREATENS PRESS FREEDOM

May 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

A group of press, civil liberties, union, and Internet organizations have called on Attorney General Eric Holder to produce a full report on the Department of Justice’s investigation of journalists and government whistleblowers. “Your actions have threatened press freedom _ and endangered the health of our democracy. As groups working to strengthen democratic institutions and […]

OBAMA “TROUBLED” BY DOJ’S PRESS PROBES

May 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

President Obama said on Thursday that he was “troubled” by the investigation of reporters by his own Justice Department but said that he is attempting to strike “the right balance between our security and our open society.” The president himself, in a speech on his counterterrorism policy, appeared to be balancing his own response to […]

FOX NEWS’S AILES BLASTS DOJ’S PROBE OF FOX REPORTER

May 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox News chief Roger Ailes on Thursday vowed to challenge the government’s investigation of James Rosen and other Fox News employees who are being investigated as co-conspirators in releasing classified information. In a message to Fox News staff, Ailes said, “I know how concerned you are because so many of you have asked me: why […]

U.S. PROBE OF FOX JOURNALIST BROADER THAN FIRST BELIEVED

May 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

It now turns out that the Department of Justice not only seized the email records of Fox News’s James Rosen but also accessed his home and cellphone records as well as the phone records at Fox News Channel’s offices in Washington, the New Yorker magazine reported on Wednesday. In addition, the cable news channel claimed […]

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TARGETS ANOTHER REPORTER

May 21, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Criticism of the Obama administration’s efforts to plug leaks by targeting reporters escalated on Monday after it was disclosed that the Justice Department had investigated Fox News’s chief Washington DC correspondent James Rosen for allegedly soliciting classified information. The Washington Post on Monday said that Rosen was being targeted as a co-conspirator in a case […]