The folks at Poynter don’t have forever to figure this one out... Thank God for men like Risen...
From the above link:
The administrations aggressive prosecutions have created a de facto Official Secrets Act, Risen said, and the media has been too timid in responding.
Toobin appeared on a panel that followed, moderated by Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak, who announced that if he werent a paragon of journalistic detachment, hed say the persecution of James Risen is a scandal. The attorney Laura Handman noted that the U.S. Department of Justices new guidelines for accessing journalists records carve out a big space for the government to decide what constitutes ordinary newsgathering
Damn, son, this is starting to sound big.
So where were these doofuses seven years ago?