Dana Priest

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Name: Dana Priest
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Road From Abu Ghraib: 10 years on

It’s mind-boggling. Torture is still up for grabs in America. No one questions anymore whether the CIA waterboarded one individual 83 times or another 186 times. The basic facts are no longer in dispute either by those who champion torture or those who, ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Is President Obama About to Send a 'New York Times' Reporter to Jail?

Journalist James Risen making his case in Washington, DC. Photo by the authorIt was one of those frequent but still oddly satisfying moments when the duplicity of the executive branch of the US government is on full display.In a televised address from ... [Published VICE - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Why Obama's statement on reporters' arrests in Ferguson is hypocritical

Obama defends reporters in Ferguson, but demands compliance from James RisenIn a news conference Thursday addressing the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown and resulting unrest in Ferguson, MO, President Barack Obama criticized the arrests of two reporters ... [Published Columbia Journalism Review - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Many Pulitzer Prize Winners Demand DOJ Stop Threatening Reporter James Risen With Jail If He Protects His Sources

For a while now we've been following the troubling story of NY Times reporter James Risen , whom the DOJ has been bullying and threatening with jail for daring to keep his sources confidential. Despite Eric Holder pretending to say that the DOJ won't ... [Published Techdirt - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists Show Solidarity With James Risen in Fight Against Justice Department

James Risen at the National Press Club There is no indication that the Justice Department will not pursue testimony for its leak prosecution against former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, and, as a result, fourteen Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists ... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

America's mass surveillance is eroding freedom of the press, freedom of speech and democracy

by J. D. Heyes(NaturalNews) Massive U.S. surveillance programs limit the ability of journalists and reporters to communicate confidentially with sources while restraining lawyers from adequately representing their clients, says a new report issued in ... [Published Natural News - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Who Rules Washington?

The security state rules Washington. The Fourth Branch The Rise to Power of the National Security State As every schoolchild knows, there are three check-and-balance branches of the U.S. government: the executive, Congress, and the judiciary. ... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Big torture lie: ‘Enhanced interrogation’

“U.S. Senate ‘Torture’ Report Summary to Be Declassified in a Few Days,” a Reuters headline reported Tuesday, complete with scare quotes around the word “torture.” In the article, journalist Mark Hosenball reported that “CIA’s use of harsh ‘enhanced interrogation’ ... [Published Press tv - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Media Oxpecker: What the Journalist Saw

august 1, 2014  02:30 pmMedia news you may have missed while you were busy giving a little something extra . It's been a week full of teachable moments for journalists, and although the specifics and severity of each transgression vary, the common ... [Published Alt Weeklies - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Report examines effects of surveillance on reporters’ sources

RELATED LINKS Pulitzer Prize renews debate over controversial NSA surveillance reporting Der Spiegel journalists on walking the fine line between informing the public and compromising NSA intelligence What policies should be in place to ‘fine tune’ U.S. ... [Published PBS - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Top Journalists and Lawyers: NSA Surveillance Threatens Press Freedom and Right to Counsel

Photo Credit: Human Rights WatchTo do their jobs properly, journalists and lawyers sometimes need to be able to keep information private from the government.And because what journalists and lawyers do is so integral to safeguarding democracy and basic ... [Published Intercept - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Surveillance Programs Hinder Journalists, Lawyers, Report Finds--Update

By Felicia SchwartzWASHINGTON--Large-scale U.S. surveillance programs hinder the ability of journalists to communicate confidentially with sources and restrain lawyers from adequately representing clients, according to a report issued Monday by two advocacy ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 28 2014]

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"what makes government better is our work exposing information. it's not just that it's harder for me to do my job, though it is" Dana Priest, a reporter for The Washington Post, was quoted as saying in the report. "It also makes the country less safe...
...It's not just that it's harder for me to do my job, though it is," said Dana Priest, a reporter for The Washington Post, quoted in the report. "it makes the country less safe. institutions work less well, and increases the risk of corruption.... secrecy works against all of us."

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The Road From Abu Ghraib: 10 years on [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 19 2014]
Is President Obama About to Send a 'New York Ti... [Published VICE - Aug 15 2014]
Why Obama's statement on reporters' arrests in ... [Published Columbia Journalism Review - Aug 14 2014]
Many Pulitzer Prize Winners Demand DOJ Stop Thr... [Published Techdirt - Aug 13 2014]
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists Show Solidar... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 11 2014]
In Stand for Free Press, Pulitzer Journalists D... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 11 2014]
14 Pulitzer Prize Winners Ask Obama Administrat... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 11 2014]
America's mass surveillance is eroding freedom ... [Published Natural News - Aug 11 2014]
Who Rules Washington? [Published Firedoglake - Aug 05 2014]
Big torture lie: ‘Enhanced interrogation’ [Published Press tv - Aug 04 2014]
The Fourth Branch: the rise of the national sec... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 04 2014]
Are the 17 Intel Agencies now the Fourth Branch... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 04 2014]
Media Oxpecker: What the Journalist Saw [Published Alt Weeklies - Aug 02 2014]
Report examines effects of surveillance on repo... [Published PBS - Jul 30 2014]
Top Journalists and Lawyers: NSA Surveillance T... [Published Intercept - Jul 28 2014]
Surveillance Programs Hinder Journalists, Lawye... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 28 2014]
Manasseh’s Folder: I’m not a neutral Journalist [Published Joy FM - Jul 17 2014]
The Stranger Asks Glenn Greenwald About Microso... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 17 2014]
Journalists for the suppression of journalism [Published Daily Kos - May 25 2014]
Sunday Talking Heads: May 25, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - May 25 2014]
The Washington Post is hitting a new ‘prime’ ti... [Published Venturebeat - May 13 2014]
The Impunity of American Torture: From Abu Ghra... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 28 2014]
The creation of a border security state [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 22 2014]
Top 5 Pulitzer Prize “Traitors” in American Jou... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 15 2014]
FBI Agents Were Deployed in Hundreds of JSOC Ra... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 11 2014]
‘The Deep State Hiding in Plain Sight’: Mike Lo... [Published Firedoglake - Feb 25 2014]
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Many Pulitzer Prize Winners Demand DOJ Stop Thr... [Published Techdirt - Aug 13 2014]
For a while now we've been following the troubling story of NY Times reporter James Risen , whom the DOJ has been bullying and threatening with jail for daring to keep his sources confidential. Despite Eric Holder pretending to say that the DOJ won't ...
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists Show Solidar... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 11 2014]
James Risen at the National Press Club There is no indication that the Justice Department will not pursue testimony for its leak prosecution against former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, and, as a result, fourteen Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists ...
Who Rules Washington? [Published Firedoglake - Aug 05 2014]
The security state rules Washington. The Fourth Branch The Rise to Power of the National Security State As every schoolchild knows, there are three check-and-balance branches of the U.S. government: the executive, Congress, and the judiciary. ...
Are the 17 Intel Agencies now the Fourth Branch... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 04 2014]
By Tom Engelhardt via Tomdispatch.com The Fourth Branch The Rise to Power of the National Security State By Tom Engelhardt As every schoolchild knows, there are three check-and-balance branches of the U.S. government: the executive, Congress, ...
The Stranger Asks Glenn Greenwald About Microso... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 17 2014]
Journalist Glenn Greenwald will appear tonight at a sold out event at Town Hall to discuss his book, " No Place to Hide ," which expands on his series of reports exposing the NSA spying scandal. Last week Greenwald spoke to me from Rio de Janeiro, ...
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