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AP Case Adds To Obama Team's Tough Record On Leaks

His administration has prosecuted six people for giving reporters information about secret national security operations — twice as many cases as all previous presidents combined. Amid criticism from First Amendment advocates, the White House insists it values both press freedoms and national security.
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Tina Brown's Recommended Readings Have Luck In Common

As part of the series "Word of Mouth," on Morning Edition, Steve Inskeep talks to Newsweek and The Daily Beast editor Tina Brown for her reading recommendations.
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Justice Department Seizes Journalist Phone Records

The Justice Department is in hot water after allegedly collecting phone logs of journalists to ferret out a leaker.

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Experts Say Prize-Winning Photo Of Gaza Funeral Is Authentic

The striking image of grief-stricken men carrying two boys to a mosque for their funeral was named the World Press Photo of the Year in February. Recently, critics have questioned the photo's authenticity. The photographer says he did nothing out of the ordinary with the image.
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Holder Defends Subpoena Of Journalists' Phone Logs

The attorney general says the time and scope covered by the subpoena of Associated Press phone logs fell within Justice Department guidelines.
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Justice Department Secretly Obtains AP Phone Records

The Associated Press is protesting what it calls a massive and unprecedented intrusion into its news gathering. The target of that wrath is the U.S. Justice Department, which secretly collected phone records for several AP reporters last year.

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