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Chilling Effect

Controversial John Fleck Documentary Screens July 18 at Brand Library

Lisa Derrick | Posted 07.16.2016 | Queer Voices
Lisa Derrick

This Saturday, July 18, Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, California presents a free screening of the yet-to-be-released documentary John Fleck Is Who You Want Him To Be which delves into the work of controversial performance artist and award-winning actor John Fleck.

Journalists Denounce White House War On Leaks

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.05.2013 | Media

A forthcoming report by the former editor of the Washington Post details the widespread chilling effect that the Obama administration's war on leaks a...

Obama's Escalating War on Freedom of the Press

Norman Solomon | Posted 09.21.2013 | Media
Norman Solomon

Journalists who can be compelled to violate the confidentiality of their sources, or otherwise go to prison, are reduced to doing little more than providing stenographic services to pass along the official story. That's what the White House wants.

'The Chilling Effect' Is Here

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.03.2013 | Media

On Sunday, New York Times editor Jill Abramson appeared on "Face the Nation" and echoed what has become a common refrain in the wake of the Justice De...

The Big Chill: How Obama Is Operating in Unprecedented Secrecy -- While Attacking the Secret-Tellers

Dan Froomkin | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Dan Froomkin

Far from reversing the Bush-Cheney executive power grab, President Obama is taking it to new extremes. More than a decade after it started, we still have no clue how much the government is listening in on us or reading our email. And the government's response to this unprecedented secrecy is a war on leaks.