Saturday, October 12, 2013

CPJ - Committee To Protect Journalists, And Hillary Clinton's A Sensible Adult Conversation About Spying; & Revolution

The Obama Administration and the Press
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"... The Committee to Protect Journalists conducted its first examination of U.S. press freedoms amid the Obama administration's unprecedented number of prosecutions of government sources and seizures of journalists' records. Usually the group focuses on advocating for press freedoms abroad.

Leonard Downie Jr., a former executive editor of The Washington Post, wrote the 30-page analysis entitled "The Obama Administration and the Press." The report notes President Barack Obama came into office pledging an open, transparent government after criticizing the Bush administration's secrecy, "but he has fallen short of his promise."

"In the Obama administration's Washington, government officials are increasingly afraid to talk to the press," wrote Downie, now a journalism professor at Arizona State University. "The administration's war on leaks and other efforts to control information are the most aggressive I've seen since the Nixon administration, when I was one of the editors involved in The Washington Post's investigation of Watergate."

Downie interviewed numerous reporters and editors, including a top editor at The Associated Press, following revelations this year that the government secretly seized records for telephone lines and switchboards used by more than 100 AP journalists. Downie also interviewed journalists whose sources have been prosecuted on felony charges

Those suspected of discussing classified information are increasingly subject to investigation, lie-detector tests, scrutiny of telephone and email records and now surveillance by co-workers under a new "Insider Threat Program" that has been implemented in every agency ....


Hillary Clinton: we need to talk sensibly about spying

Former US secretary of state greets debate as British shadow home secretary calls for oversight of intelligence
Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton has said that a ‘sensible adult conversation’ is needed over the files leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP  >> to be held in a transparent way, about the boundaries of state surveillance highlighted by the leaking of secret NSA files by the whistleblower Edward Snowden.


[SIDEBAR:  It appears Hillary has begun her campaign for the US Presidency, 2016.  It amazes me that she can look so young when in reality Hillary has been a participant in the industry which pays the greatest profits to those that are career politicians.  POLITICAL PONEROLOGY
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Hillary and the family best labeled masters at Political Ponerology, best to then not continue voting in Mr. To Be For Certain, POTUS#45, puppets to the Rockefellers and Rots-Child Is-Ra Hell]:

Hillary At Rockefeller Ranch Wyoming With Rockefeller Uncle To Bill Clinton




“Hillaryland”:  lots at the wedding'

1 comment:

  1. "Hillaryland". That is what the label is, for the Americans who believed in the idea that Hillary Clinton was in any way shape or form, by any definition of a stretched imagination, to be trusted.

    As though Hillary or Bill have been thinking without the same Manchurian look since drugs were used to begin CIA mind controlling the USA.