In Rejecting DNC Lawsuit Against WikiLeaks, Judge Strongly Defended First Amendment Rights Of Journalists
In a defense of the First Amendment, a federal judge ruled the Democratic National Committee cannot hold WikiLeaks liable for publishing information allegedly stolen by Russian agents.
Invoking WikiLeaks And Torture Report, CIA Pushes For Expansion Of Secrecy Law To Stifle Public Criticism
When the CIA and other agencies in the United States government pushed for the Intelligence Identities Protection Act (IIPA) in 1981, it was crafted to exclude “covert agents” who resided in the U.S. There was consideration by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of how the legislation might “chill
In Charging Assange With 17 Espionage Act Offenses, Prosecutors Claim Power To Decide Who Is And Is Not A Journalist
To listen to the story, click the above player. In a superseding indictment, the Justice Department charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with 17 charges of violating the Espionage Act. The Justice Department has relied upon the Espionage Act to target whistleblowers for unauthorized disclosures of information. It has treated journalists
An FBI affidavit shows prosecutors are focused on criminalizing WikiLeaks’ publication of the Iraq and Afghanistan War Logs.
Justice Department Charges Julian Assange With Computer Crime But Alleges Conspiracy To Abet Espionage
The Justice Department dramatically escalated its political prosecution of WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange, alleging he abetted the disclosure of classified information.
Two annual reports from the Justice Department reveal how “law enforcement tools” are used by FBI and prosecutors when investigations target journalists
The growth of warrantless searches of electronic devices by Customs And Border Protection puts press freedom at great risk.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responds to question about media hecklers by attacking journalists who publish leaks.
Trump Justice Department seized communication records of New York Times reporter and other journalists, marking a continuation of Obama’s war on leaks.
“The Post” is more than a story about the Pentagon Papers. It is a character study of Washington Post publisher, who was compromised by her ties to elites.