Friday, June 5, 2020

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 […]

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 […]

NBC-COMCAST MERGER DEAL EXTENDED TO MARCH

December 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although NBC Universal and Comcast executives have repeatedly insisted that they expect a merger of the two companies to be completed by the end of this month or in early January at the latest, they said in an SEC filing on Friday that they have extended their agreement to March 3. The extension comes as […]

UNIVISION TO PAY $1 MILLION IN PAYOLA CASE

July 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Univision, the nation’s largest Spanish-speaking television network, has agreed to pay $1 million in penalties to authorities for the payola practices of its now-defunct record company, Univision Music Group. It also agreed to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud. The Justice Department had accused the Univision music company of bribing […]