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Why the US Record on Free Press Won't Inspire Cairo

Sarah Harvard | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Sarah Harvard

The Obama administration's statements about the three Al Jazeera journalists are encouraging and ring true to the needs of both the Egyptian and the American people, but it's unsure whether they are in the right position to point their finger just yet.

Kerry in Iraq: Four Interviews -- and Fox News, Too

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.24.2014 | Media
Dorian de Wind

Since the question as to what military action -- if any -- the United States will take in Iraq is on everyone's mind, the following are answers Kerry gave to questions directly or indirectly referring to that issue.

Ryan J. Reilly

Fox News Leaker's Lawyer Claims System Is Rigged Against Low-Level Officials

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A lawyer for a former State Department official who pleaded guilty on Friday to making an unauthorized disclosure of national defense in...

North Korea Expert Pleading Guilty In Leaks Case

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

(Recasts throughout, adds comments from prosecutors, defense attorney) By David Ingram WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - A ...

We the Sheeple

Michael Shammas | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Michael Shammas

The government is not above the people, but below it. "We the people" created this government; when it encroaches on our freedoms, it is our constitutional right and duty to encroach on its freedoms.

Unabated NSA Snooping: Congress & the Courts need to do their jobs to enforce privacy rights

Steven Kurlander | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

It's the job of Congress and the Judiciary to continuously guarantee that our constitutional rights are not being violated. The War on Terror does not provide any exception toward the prosecution of those duties.

Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder: Justice Department Media Probe 'A Little Out Of Whack'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday he was "not comfortable" approving a search warrant affidavit for a Fox News journalist's em...

Ryan Grim

Julian Assange To U.S. Media: Chickens Coming Home To Roost

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. media made themselves vulnerable to attack by the Department of Justice by standing aside as WikiLeaks and Army Pfc. Bradley Ma...

Justice Department Pushes Back Against GOP Perjury Claims

AP | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is rejecting Republican suggestions that Attorney General Eric Holder committed perjury when he told Congres...

Freedom of the Press v. National Security -- A Tough Balance

Lanny Davis | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Lanny Davis

I for one believe the bar should be very, very high -- that is two "very's" -- before any reporter should have to be subpoenaed to testify and required to reveal the source of a story.

The United States vs. Freedom of Speech

Tricia Todd | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Tricia Todd

The criminalization of journalists in the United States is not a new occurrence, but the overt and veiled threats to reporters and their sources is becoming less of a rarity.

Republicans Weigh Eric Holder Perjury Charge

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress are investigating whether U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder committed perjury when he said he had nothing to do ...

Ryan Grim

Meet The Other Journalist The Obama Administration Has Targeted

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- James Rosen got off easy. After searching his email and tracking his whereabouts, the Department of Justice has not jailed or prosecuted...

Jon Ward

George W. Bush 'Not Surprised The President Is Having A Difficult Go'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former President George W. Bush has steered clear of criticizing President Obama, saying his time in the spotlight is over and he does n...

HACKED?

Posted 05.31.2013 | Media

The White House Press Corps homepage and Twitter feed appears to have been hacked early Friday. Just before 2 a.m., tweets began flowing into @whp...

DOJ: Holder's Testimony In Fox News Leak Was 'Accurate And Consistent'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

One day after House Republicans charged that Attorney General Eric Holder's leaks testimony was "at odds with" media reports, the Justice Department r...

What I Would Have Said to Eric Holder

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Justice Department's recent actions towards the media is so disturbing because it represents a step backward to a much uglier time, with fewer legal protections for the press. There is a very fine line between targeting leaking and targeting the media who print the leaks.

Leak Investigation of Fox News' James Rosen Crosses Red Line by Seizing Contents of Emails, not Just Data

Peter Scheer | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media
Peter Scheer

We take for granted a loss of privacy for all manner of data generated by our connection to, and use of, the internet. But government's access, on a secret basis, to the content of my communications -- that is a difference in kind that is exponentially more "chilling."

Holder Approved Of Another Subpoena

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

* Fox News phone records sought in North Korea leak probe * Holder's approval of phone subpoena not disclosed earlier (Adds Justice...

Martha Stewart Served Time for Perjury; Should the Same Standard Be Applied to Our Elected Officials and Appointees?

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

Many believe that Martha Stewart went to prison due to insider trading. To the contrary, Martha went to jail for committing the felony acts of perjury...

News Corp. Denies It Got Fox News Subpoena

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2013 | Media

May 27 (Reuters) - News Corp said on Monday it is still reviewing whether it has any record of a notification from the United States government invo...

WATCH: Schieffer Rips Obama

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.27.2013 | Media

CBS News' Bob Schieffer tore into President Obama on Sunday's "Face The Nation," arguing that the administration's stringent communications policy was...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Obama Doctrine Recasts W's War

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Ron Reagan and Mary Matalin debate Obama's speech refuting Bush-Cheneyism on terrorism. Was it transformational or largely rhetorical? No more treating local thugs as UBL? And despite Noonan's & Will's best efforts to blur Obama & Nixon, 44 has the Teflon of 40. 2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg

WATCH: Fox News Panel Erupts Over DOJ Investigation

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.27.2013 | Media

Juan Williams and Brit Hume clashed on "Fox News Sunday" during a discussion on the Justice Department naming their Fox News colleague James Rosen a p...

The Obama Administration's War On Leaks

The New York Times | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

Even before the F.B.I. conducted 550 interviews of officials and seized the phone records of Associated Press reporters in a leak investigation connec...