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Leak Investigations

Matt Sledge

NYPD Oversight Board Challenged Over Stop And Frisk Investigation | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A civil liberties lawyer challenged members of a New York City Police Department oversight board on Wednesday over an apparent city invest...

Michael Calderone

New York Times Publisher Says Paper's Not For Sale | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.13.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the chairman of The New York Times Company and the paper’s publisher, said Thursday that last year’s sale of Th...

Startling Revelation About Obama And The Press

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

President Obama demanded a criminal investigation into leaks to the New York Times just a month into his first term, a new book by his former defense ...

Ryan J. Reilly

FBI Agent Insists He Wasn't First To Leak Info On Foiled Bomb Plot As He Heads To Jail | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A former top FBI official was sentenced to over three years in prison on Thursday for disclosing national security information about a f...

Obama's Informants

Melvin Goodman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Melvin Goodman

Oversight and accountability must be part of government, particularly the secret agencies within government, and congressional oversight is needed to correct the collective harm that has been done.

Ryan J. Reilly

The Obama Justice Department's First Journalist Subpoena | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In what was almost certainly the first time the Obama administration subpoenaed a journalist to testify before a grand jury, federal pro...

'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.