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Justice’s Seizure of AP’s Phone Records Threatens Press Freedom

The Justice Department’s seizure of records for 20 phone lines of Associated Press reporters and editors is only the latest in a continued attack on press freedoms, according to POGO Executive Director Danielle Brian.

Brian recently sat down with Gina Kim from Moyers and Company to discuss the scandal. Listen to the full podcast above, including Brian’s thoughts on the chilling effect of this scandal and Attorney General Eric Holder’s role and responsibility.

Brian was also recently on Bill Moyer’s TV show to discuss how money rules Washington. You can see that segment here.

By: Andre Francisco
Online Producer, POGO

andre francisco Andre Francisco is the Online Producer for the Project On Government Oversight.

Topics: Whistleblower Protections

Authors: Andre Francisco

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