How Journalists Can Protect Themselves From the U.S. Government
Posted: 5/16/2013  |  By: Dan Gillmor | Slate
It is beginning to dawn on America's journalists—a group predisposed, in aggregate, to admire and vote for Barack Obama—that the president and his administration are becoming a clear and present danger to the craft they practice. The Obama Justice Department's collection of vast phone records from the Associated Press, hot news in the past two days, has news people in a tizzy if not a fury.