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Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 06/19/2013

AP chief: Intrusive government is chilling journalism

Gary Pruitt says that five steps are needed to 'give meaning' to freedom of the press.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:35 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Associated Press, Gary Pruitt, Justice Department, leak investigations

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 06/07/2013

President Obama: 'I don't welcome leaks'

President Obama places trust in professionals running data-mining operations in the U.S. government, expresses an obvious distaste for leaks.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:46 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leak investigations, President Obama

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Fox News soars on Justice Department wings

Getting mentioned in same breath with New York Times and AP? Fox'll take that.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:40 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Holder, Fox News, James Rosen, Justice Department, leak investigations

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Obama will be worse than Nixon on press freedom: Former NYT lawyer

Former lawyer for the New York Times says that the president wants to "criminalize the reporting of national security information."

By Erik Wemple  |  11:42 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leak investigations, New York Times, President Nixon, President Obama

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 06/28/2012

Media news derivatives, June 28

A roundup of media stories for June 28

By Erik Wemple  |  09:30 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ann curry, today show, new york times, hyperlocal, leak investigations, jack shafer, reuters, news corp. split, news corp, joe williams politico, joe williams suspended