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Major Media "Rallies" In New York To Urge Press Freedom From Government Spies and Protection for Sources

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.21.2014 | Media
Danny Schechter

The term "spring offensive" may be out of favor in the media, but more than 50 organizations endorsed a forum this past Friday with some of the media's best known editorial heavyweights, to discuss the most serious crisis journalistic freedom has faced in decades.

If Obama Orders the CIA to Kill a U.S. Citizen, Amazon Will Be a Partner in Assassination

Norman Solomon | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

President Obama is now considering whether to order the Central Intelligence Agency to kill a U.S. citizen in Pakistan. That's big news this week. But...

Why the Washington Post's New Ties to the CIA Are So Ominous

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The Post is supposed to expose CIA secrets. But Amazon is under contract to keep them. Amazon has a new $600 million "cloud" computing deal with the CIA. The situation is unprecedented.

The CIA, Amazon, Bezos and the Washington Post: An Exchange with Executive Editor Martin Baron

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.09.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

To: Martin Baron, Executive Editor, and Kevin Merida, Managing Editor, The Washington Post Dear Mr. Baron and Mr. Merida: On behalf of more than 2...

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Editor Stepping Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.13.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- During a Tuesday morning all-staff meeting, Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth described outgoing executive editor Marcus Brauch...