Tag Archives: Freedom of the Press

Press Coverage of DOJ Lacks in Analysis and Objectivity

by Matthew L. Schafer On Thursday and Friday of this week, Attorney General Eric Holder met with various news organizations after revelations surfaced about the DOJ’s aggressive investigations of national security leaks.  During the investigations, the DOJ in one instance … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks Ceases Publishing Operation in order to Fundraise

by Matthew L. Schafer It may not be the end of the show yet, but it is definitely an intermission.  On Monday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange formally announced that WikiLeaks would cease publishing in order to pursue fundraising.  In a statement, WikiLeaks … Continue reading

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New Defense Department Memos Highlight Tenuous Relationship with Media in the Past

by Matthew L. Schafer A July 2nd internal memo from the Public Affairs Office at the Department of Defense outlines a new media strategy for the war in Afghanistan.  The memo comes after General Stanley McChrystal’s ouster last month as … Continue reading

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