Skip to comments.Worse Than Nixon? Committee to Protect Journalists Warns About Obama Crackdown on Press Freedom
Posted on 10/11/2013 11:05:20 AM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist
In its first report on press freedom in the United States, the Committee to Protect Journalists warns Obama has ushered in a paralyzing climate of fear for both reporters and their government sources. Among the case it details: six government employees - plus two contractors, including Edward Snowden - have faced felony criminal prosecutions since 2009 under the 1917 Espionage Act for leaking classified information to the press, compared with three such prosecutions in ALL previous U.S. administrations.
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BS. Every now and then they float some watered down story like this to try and make us think that they're "serious" about journalism. The media (including most of Fox News) is nothing more than an arm of the DNC.
He was their hero as long as he was only abusing us. Now that he’s hurt their feelings, they think they he should be vetted and they are volunteering to do it now. Hmmm...we were bigots when we said we didn’t trust him. Isn’t it time we should start lamenting the bigotry of the MSM?
Why some can't believe it is because they think we are a democracy, a nation of laws. Wrong. We are a banana republic.
LBJ bought off the Houston Chronicle by approving a bank merger. He held a letter from them assuring him only positive press.
Nixon’s abuses are overplayed in the big picture of presidents.
I didn’t catch that.
If DN doesn’t like it, it must be for NSA spying.
They sure wouldn’t be opposed to taking out Drudge.
When the late Charles Colson became a “born-again Christian” after being Nixon’s WH Counsel, he wrote letters of apology to those he had gone after as the ‘hatchet man’ of the administration.
One was sent to Dr. Carl McIntire, radio preacher who led mass rallies for call for a victory in the Vietnam War in opposition to the “Paris Peace Talks” with the Communists launched by Nixon and Henry Kissinger.
The Nixon FCC shut down a radio station he owned on Fairness Doctrine grounds.
Both parties have used dirty tricks with GOP in Nixon’s case hitting liberals and the conservatives who weren’t moderates like him.
Why do I get the feeling that if the media can install just one more Democrat into the White House, we’ll start hearing the scary tales about dealing with this administration? It’s like they can hardly contain themselves to say something, but won’t until there’s a Democrat they can “trust” in office.
Interesting. Thanks for sharing.
Committee to protect journalists? LOL LOL From what? From the massive “Committee of Journalists who protect Obama?” We don’t even have a media anymore because of these subhuman pukes. We have a communist propaganda machine. Anything that helps push forth communism they promote. Anything against it they ignore or disparage.
The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (nlgja), whose members are heavily represented in publications across the U.S., were at the forefront of getting the inexperienced racist Marxist Obama elected president. http://www.nlgja.org/conventions Be careful what you wish for.