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Committee to Protect Journalists Warns of NSA Effects

One of the world’s leading journalism watchdogs warns that the NSA’s activities pose a “direct threat to journalism” by compromising the confidence between reporters and sources who hope to remain anonymous.

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Journalist Protection Group Denounces Obama Administration on Press Freedoms

One wonders if the Obama administration’s increasing hostility toward reporters, editors and publishers may frighten members of the traditional press—who eschew any and all claims to activism—into becoming the open campaigners for public welfare that their fellow citizens need them to be.

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Gagging the Press: The Federal Case Against Barrett Brown

A federal judge has issued a gag order in the controversial case against journalist Barrett Brown, accused of a crime for, among other things, posting a link to a public site containing hacked files. Yes, the feds are trying to criminalize a journalistic act.

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Mexico Is Dangerous Ground for Journalists

A special prosecutor testifying in Mexico said that 67 journalists have been killed and 14 have vanished in the country in the last six years.

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